Ashley Alger - Executive Chairman
Ashley's career in stockbroking began at Cawood Smithie & Co. in 1979. He qualified and became a member of the London Stock Exchange in 1985. In 1991 he became the partner responsible for finance, settlement and administration. In 2000, after the acquisition of Cawood Smithie by Brown Shipley, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Brown Shipley Investment Managers. Ashley was one of the founding Directors when Cardale was formed in 2003 and until the end of 2018 he was the Chief Executive Officer.