Specialist investment advisory firm Gravis Advisory has expanded the team focusing on the VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income Fund and VT Gravis Clean Energy Fund, with hires from Columbia Threadneedle and Fidelity.
Nick Winder will take on the role of Sales Director. He has worked in the investment industry for 30 years, initially for 10 years with GT Asset Management as Sales Director-Discretionary Sales. For the past 20 years Winder has worked for Columbia Threadneedle, heading up Third Party Distribution, and was responsible for the UK advisory market as well as life company and platform distribution.
Lexi Diggins who joins as Marketing Manager and brings more than 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry across global marketing and client relationship roles, most recently at Fidelity. Diggins will be focusing on marketing the VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income Fund and the VT Gravis Clean Energy Fund.
Lexi has a particular interest in ethical and socially responsible investment as well as ensuring that women have a strong voice within the industry.
Speaking about the appointments, Rollo Wright, CEO of Gravis, says: “The creation of these roles ensures the continued success of Gravis and both the VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income and VT Gravis Clean Energy Funds. Nick and Lexi will help to nurture relationships with current and prospective investors and communicate our success and the value we deliver.”