RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada, today announced the appointment of Blair Falconer as the Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management based in Barbados.
In this role, Falconer leads a team of portfolio managers who are responsible for building and delivering discretionary investment portfolios as part of RBC Wealth Management’s integrated wealth solutions to high net worth individuals, families, private investment companies and small institutions, including captive insurance companies.
Falconer and his team will partner closely with RBC Global Asset Management in delivering world-class investment solution to their clients. He reports to Andrew McCartney, Head of Investments, Caribbean, RBC Wealth Management.
Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, Falconer was Vice President and Designated Supervisor at HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. in Toronto with responsibility for their separately-managed accounts programme.
Commenting on the appointment, Mike Adams, co-head of Caribbean, RBC Wealth Management said: “The investments platform is a crucial piece in our international wealth management proposition, and Blair’s role is central to ensuring that each client benefits from our global expertise. He is a great addition to the team, and brings a wealth of experience that I am sure will prove invaluable.”
RBC Wealth Management has provided offshore banking and wealth management services to resident and international clients in Barbados for over 25 years. Based in St Michael, the team serves a diverse and global clientele. Earlier this year, RBC Wealth Management was recognised as providing the best private banking services in the Caribbean by Euromoney, a global banking publication, for the fifth consecutive year. (PR)