Anthony Scott is a Chartered FCSI and the Head of Business Development for Raymond James Investment Services. Anthony is responsible for the business development strategy as well as managing the business development team. His department identifies new growth opportunities and works to expand the number of wealth managers working with Raymond James.
Anthony is also looking at all aspects of the proposition that Raymond James offers to its existing and prospective Wealth Managers. Initially this focused on refining the research offering, particularly in the light of MiFID II, to ensure that the Wealth Managers receive relevant, timely and, when appropriate, actionable research. More recently he has launched the Employee Affiliation for Raymond James in the UK and is responsible for Financial Planning support.
Prior to joining Raymond James Anthony spent 17 years at Charles Stanley, initially as a Private Client Investment Manager where the team managed and advised on, at its peak, over £500 million of clients’ investments. Latterly, Anthony was a main board director of Charles Stanley Group, with specific responsibility for the Private Client Investment Management division. Before working the City, Anthony had been in the British Army which he left as a Captain and had then worked for 7 years in the Far East for the Swire Group, as a Commercial and Marketing Manager in the Group’s Industries and Automotive divisions.
In his spare time Anthony and his wife live on a farm in Norfolk and have three children. They have a rural retail business, managed by his wife, which includes a Café, Food Hall, various other retail outlets and host Norfolk’s largest Farmers’ Market once a month. Anthony is also Deputy Chairman of St Andrew’s Club, the world’s oldest youth club, which is based in Westminster, and a Trustee of the Army Benevolent Fund, the Soldiers’ Charity, for which he is the Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee.