The Strategic Accounts Team is responsible for developing and managing relationships with national (multi-outlet) Financial Adviser firms, Discretionary Investment Managers, Adviser Networks and their members.

Contact us

TEL:
0800 917 5508
EMAIL:
enquiries@vanguard.co.uk

Questions about investment?

Our Client Services team is available Monday to Friday from 09.00 - 17.00.

SALES ENQUIRIES:
+44 203 753 5200
GENERAL ENQUIRIES:
+44 203 753 4305
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HEAD OF STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
David Plumstead

David has been at Vanguard since we opened for business in the UK in 2009. Prior to joining Vanguard he worked in various sales and distribution roles at a major UK product provider for 22 years.

David leads the eight person Strategic Accounts Team as well as being a member of the UK Distribution Leadership Team.

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STRATEGIC ACCOUNT MANAGER
Ben Nightingale

Ben has been with Vanguard for five years. He has close to 25 years’ experience in the industry, working with large multifaceted financial services businesses and comes with a strong track record of delivering support and value. Ben is responsible for managing the relationships with large advisory distributors, discretionary fund managers and other key strategic partners.

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STRATEGIC ACCOUNT MANAGER
Roy Wilkinson

Roy is responsible for managing the relationships with large advisory distributors, discretionary fund managers and other key strategic partners. Prior to joining Vanguard in 2016, Roy worked at a major product provider for 14 years in a variety of sales and distribution roles across the UK.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
Lucy Houlding

Lucy joined Vanguard in 2016 initially working with a variety of Institutional clients. Lucy is a Business Development Manager in the Strategic Accounts Team responsible for relationships with national Financial Adviser firms, Adviser Network firms and Discretionary Investment Managers across the UK. Before joining Vanguard she worked as an investment analyst for a family office in Chile.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
Alex Cole

Alex joined Vanguard in 2018 to manage adviser relationships across London and the Southwest of England. Prior to joining Vanguard he spent six years in positions across the industry where he has spent time in the Life Company, Platform and most recently the Investment Management space. Alex now looks after some of Vanguard’s key partnerships as part of the Strategic Account Team.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
Ben Burton

Ben has been working in Vanguard's UK Distribution Team for six years and has experience supporting both our Advisory and Institutional clients. Ben is responsible for developing our relationships with a panel of Vanguard's Strategic Accounts. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is an Associate Member of the CISI.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS
Hugo Chambers

Hugo joined Vanguard in 2021 as a Sales Executive and is responsible for developing and managing relationships with Vanguard's strategic partners in the regions. Prior to Vanguard, Hugo worked as a Business Development Manager for an asset manager specialising in tax efficient investments in the UK.