Coutts Private Office

Our Expertise

Established in 2005 to advise our wealthiest clients, the Coutts Private Office has built a reputation on unstinting levels of service and advice. We provide exceptional private banking and wealth management services to a select group of clients, including those who are non-domiciled in the UK, and who expect total discretion.close

Head of Coutts International and Coutts Private Office

Camilla Stowell

“In spite of our continued growth, the Coutts Private Office has maintained the personal touch for which we are renowned. Continuous communication ensures trusting relationships with our clients and a breadth of innovative solutions that are driven by their requirements. It's our ability to challenge and provoke thought amongst our clients in matters pertaining to their wealth, coupled with our extensive connections, that sets the Coutts Private Office apart.”

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An unrivalled understanding

of your needs

Your private banker and wealth manager are dedicated to providing you with the highest levels of personal service. Transparency and trust are fundamental to our approach – established through building a deep understanding of our clients and their ongoing objectives. Throughout the different stages of your life, your Coutts Private Office team will take the time to understand your needs, and provide timely and appropriate advice and solutions.

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advice for every aspect

of Your Wealth

Although often faced with common challenges, each client has their own unique circumstances and goals. With a compelling breadth of services, we will work closely with you to help your wealth grow, through a close understanding of your legacy and by proofing your assets against inflation. We will draw on the extensive expertise of a team of experienced professionals to connect our recommendations to intelligent and efficient solutions, carefully customised to your objectives. 

Your private banker and wealth manager will draw upon an extensive range of solutions – from credit and banking to investments and structuring – many of which are exclusive to clients of the Private Office. Your team will work with dedicated specialists to open up unique investment opportunities that resonate with you and your wealth objectives – whether in property, business or luxury.

When considering your entire financial situation, we look at five key areas to help frame your objectives and to agree priorities:

Lifestyle  ·  Long-term investments ·  Business interests ·  Philanthropy ·  Protecting your legacy

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Empowering you

and your family

Sound decisions must be based on facts. Coutts Private Office works to empower our clients and their families for every aspect of their wealth. We regularly create bespoke private tutorials to provide a clear view on topics such as next-generation planning, investments, wealth structuring and philanthropy.

Exclusive to our clients, the Coutts Insight Game helps us to understand you and to determine your priorities – now and for the future. The results culminate in a personal 'Insight Day', which expands on the issues that are important to you, and enhances your understanding of your wealth. Drawing on our internal and external network of industry experts, regular club events provide the opportunity for clients to debate key topics and share experiences and insights on matters that transcend money management.

A uniquely

personal approach

Your

Team

Renowned for our intelligent relationships, Coutts Private Office draws on our in-house and external expertise to offer coherent advice suited to our clients’ individual needs. Our approach places us under the constant scrutiny of our peers – ensuring that you can feel confident in our services and recommendations.  

Our

network

Our extensive external network ensures you are advised by specialists who fulfil all your requirements. Teamwork is key to our approach. We will build the right team around you – selecting the highest calibre advisers to meet your needs and ensuring you also enjoy a personal rapport.

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Head of Coutts Private Office and Coutts International

Camilla Stowell

Camilla joined Coutts Private Office in 2007 with a mandate to manage a portfolio of ultra high net worth clients. She has built an impressive 20 years’ plus experience in the wealth management industry, previously in client management roles at Lloyds Private Banking, Drummonds and Schroders Private Bank. In May 2015, she was appointed Managing Director of Coutts International and Coutts Private Office, continuing to work closely with a portfolio of clients, whilst overseeing the management of the businesses, alongside strategic and propositional developments as a member of the Private Banking Executive Committee. Camilla won Private Banker International 'Outstanding Young Private Banker' 2012 and is part of an RBS executive sponsorship programme to develop senior women. She enjoys outdoor pursuits and travel.

Telephone: 020 7158 0704 Email: camilla.stowell@coutts.com

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Market Leader, Coutts Private Office

Warren Thompson

Warren has over 20 years experience within the Private Banking industry. He joined Coutts from Lloyds Private Bank in 2003, subsequently specialising in the wealth management needs of UHNW clients by joining the Private Office in 2006. He now combines his client responsibilities with the leadership of the business as the Head of the Private Office. He was recognised in the PBI awards in 2013 as a rising talent in the private banking industry, and is a Chartered Member of the Securities Institute.

Telephone: 020 7649 4179 | Email: warren.thompson@coutts.com

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Managing Director, Coutts Private Office

Adrian Jones

Adrian joined the Coutts Private Office in 2011 and brings considerable experience, having represented many high-profile and ultra high net worth clients across music, television and sport for more than 20 years with Coutts. Now leading a team that includes five wealth managers, he also continues to successfully manage the wealth of a number of high-profile UK clients. Adrian works with many successful entrepreneurs living in the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, where he is separately investment authorised.

Telephone: 020 3128 7935 | Email: adrian.jones@coutts.com

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Managing Director, Coutts Private Office

Julian Lamden

A former Chairman of Coutts senior client partners, Julian works closely with a small number of ultra high net worth individuals and families. He has more than 30 years’ experience and advises clients in the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, where he is separately investment authorised. Julian believes that establishing extremely close working relationships with his clients is critical to understanding their needs and giving excellent service and advice.

Telephone: 020 3128 7855 | Email: julian.lamden@coutts.com

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COUTTS PRIVATE OFFICE

MAEVE COLLEY-RUSSELL

Maeve’s deep understanding of the complex world of UK private clients includes asset management and structuring. She has more than 20 years' experience and started professional life managing the Latin American and European teams with a leading Swiss bank, where she eventually became Head of International Private Banking. Maeve then became a Director of one of the UK’s leading financial institutions, working with a small number of key ultra high net worth individuals. She is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. Maeve is also Chair of the Coutts Women’s Network.

Telephone: 020 3285 8892 | Email: maeve.colley-russell@coutts.com

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Executive Director, Coutts Private Office

Perry Littleboy

A key member of the Coutts Private Office since 2011, Perry’s Coutts career began in 1994 when he joined Coutts in Zurich. This was followed by three years as Managing Director of Coutts Trust operations in the Channel Islands. Returning to the UK in the late 1990s, Perry has held a number of senior roles across the firm including Coutts Head of Private Banking and, for five years, Marketing Director. Perry works with entrepreneur and non-domicile clients to understand their aims and to construct strategies to achieve these. His key objective is to assist wealthy families in making their money last for multiple generations.

Telephone: 020 3128 7936 | Email: perry.littleboy@coutts.com

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Executive Director, Coutts Private Office

Alison Bishop

Alison joined Coutts Private Office in 2014, bringing with her more than 15 years’ experience. Her career began in institutional fixed income sales at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. She was recruited by JP Morgan Private Bank ten years ago, where she lead the firm’s Financial Sponsors business. Prior to joining Coutts, Alison was an ultra high net worth desk head at Credit Suisse. She has appeared in Wealth Bulletin’s list of 40 Rising Stars in European Wealth Management, Financial News 100’s Rising Stars and Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35.

Telephone: 020 7649 2910 | Email: alison.bishop@coutts.com

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Director, Coutts Private Office

Hannah Buxton

Hannah joined Coutts Private Office in 2011, having worked at Coutts since 2003 where she was primarily based in the City and at Canary Wharf, working with high net worth executive clients. Now working with ultra high net worth individuals, her clients include corporate executives, investment bankers and founders of established hedge fund and private equity houses. She works with clients, their families and advisers to maximise complex remuneration packages and asset bases, while taking a holistic approach to risk and planning for the next generation. Hannah holds a First Class BSc in Mathematics from Durham University and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Hannah was recognised by Spears as an Under 35 Rising Star in 2014.

Telephone: 020 3128 7930 | Email: hannah.buxton@coutts.com

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Director, Coutts Private Office

Nicholas Green

Joining Coutts in 2004 from JP Morgan, Nick specialises in working with ultra high net worth individuals and their families covering all aspects of their wealth. With over 10 years of experience Nick understands the opportunities, challenges and responsibilities that significant wealth brings and works with his clients to design bespoke wealth and investment strategies to help them achieve their objectives.

Nick is a Chartered member of the Securities Institute and has been recognised by Spears as a rising star in the wealth management industry

Telephone: 020 7649 2974 | Email: nicholas.green@coutts.com

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Director, Coutts Private Office

Oliver Hart

Oliver joined the Coutts Private Office in 2013 as a wealth manager focusing on the often complex needs of UK-based ultra high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Coutts, Oliver was part of a team that successfully launched a new ultra high net worth offering within a major UK bank. Oliver began his career with James Capel in 1999. Oliver holds a BA (Hons) in Financial Services and is a Chartered Wealth Manager.

Telephone: 020 3128 7935 | Email: oliver.hart@coutts.com

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Executive Director, Coutts Private Office

Richard Stubbs

Richard has 30 years’ private banking experience, having joined Coutts in 1984. During this time he has held a variety of roles across RBS. Prior to joining the Private Office he led a team of private bankers and wealth managers within Coutts Executives client group, focusing primarily on clients’ banking and credit needs. As well as managing his own portfolio of clients, he has established and headed a number of successful teams servicing the wealth management needs of ultra high net worth clients.

Telephone: 020 3128 7979 | Email: richard.stubbs@coutts.com

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Executive Director, Coutts Private Office

Alan Ditton

Alan brought over 30 years experience with Coutts when he helped to establish the Coutts Private Office in 2005. He has extensive credit and wealth management experience and from 2012 is utilising his comprehensive knowledge of tailored, innovative and complex credit solutions for clients who have a variety of structures. He has a sound appreciation of Ultra High Net Worth clients, many of whom are UK resident or non domiciled, with exposure to property and other asset classes.

Telephone: 020 7158 0600 | Email: alan.ditton@coutts.com

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Director, Coutts Private Office

Kumar Jethwa

Kumar joined the Coutts Private Office in 2014, having worked at Coutts since 2007 where he was primarily based in the City and Fleet Street, working with high net worth professional clients. A graduate of Imperial University, he qualified as a doctor, before becoming a private banker. Now working solely with ultra high net worth individuals, his clients include entrepreneurs, investment bankers and founders of established hedge funds.

Telephone: 020 7649 2908 | Email: kumar.jethwa@coutts.com

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Associate Director, Coutts Private Office

Harriet Horwitch-Smith

Harriet joined Coutts in 2003 from university, having previously taken some time off to travel. She gained experience in several areas of Coutts before joining the Coutts Private Office at its launch in 2005. Having helped to build the ultra high net worth proposition, she became a private banker in the team in 2007. She now focuses on ensuring a seamless and exceptional ultra high net worth banking experience for clients.

Telephone: 020 7158 0606 | Email: harriet.horwitch-smith@coutts.com

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Executive Director, Coutts Private Office

Stephen Jackson

Stephen joined Coutts in 1996 and has worked with the Coutts Private Office since its inception in 2005. He is the Head of the Private Office Wealth Planning team and provides wealth structuring advice to both UK-domiciled and non-domiciled clients. Stephen is a Chartered Financial Planner and a Chartered Wealth Manager.

Telephone: 020 7649 4001 | Email: stephen.jackson@coutts.com

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Director, Coutts Private Office

Emma de Courcy

Emma qualified as a solicitor in Lawrence Graham's Private Capital Group in 1999. She advised UK and non-UK domiciled individuals on tax and estate planning issues, offshore trusts and structuring. She went on secondment to Coutts Isle of Man for eight months in 2002 as their in-house Legal Counsel. Emma joined Coutts International in 2007, assisting clients create offshore trust and company structures to meet their tax planning requirements. Emma has been a member of the Coutts Private Office team since February 2012, during which time she explored and developed the planning, taxation and structuring requirements and opportunities for clients.

Telephone: 020 3128 7981 | Email: emma.de.courcy@coutts.com

Industry

Recognition

awards

FINALIST

PAM Awards 2015 | Total Wealth Solutions Provider, Ultra High Net Worth
PAM Awards 2015 | Image & Reputation, Ultra High Net Worth
Private Banker International Awards, London 2015 | Customer Relationship Service & Engagement

awards

WINNER

PAM Awards 2014 | Total Wealth Solutions Provider, Ultra High Net Worth
PAM Awards 2013 | Image & Reputation, Ultra High Net Worth
Private Banker International Awards 2012 | Outstanding Bank for Ultra High Net Worth

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