Richard MacAlister Chartered FCSI - Associate Director
Richard joined Wise Speke in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1986, after completing a degree in Chemistry at Oxford University. He was promoted to Director in 1993 and, after a spell in the Manchester office in 1994, he returned to Newcastle to run the North East Charity & Institutional Team in 1998, shortly before the company was taken over by Brewin Dolphin.
Richard was part of the Newcastle office management team at Brewin Dolphin in Newcastle for twenty years and his main role was managing investment portfolios for charities, pension funds, private clients and trusts. He also chaired the Group Asset Allocation Committee for over eight years and was instrumental in formalising both the Group’s Suitability process and the Investment Philosophy.
In July 2019 Richard joined Cardale as an Associate Director. He is a member of Cardale’s Investment Committee and a Chartered Fellow of the CISI.