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.
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.
Zahid looks after some of Vanguard's key strategic partnerships as part of the Strategic Account Team. Zahid joined Vanguard in 2018 to manage adviser relationships across the North of England, Scotland & Northern Ireland. Prior to joining Vanguard, he spent twelve years with an active asset manager, covering a variety sales and distribution positions.
Ben has been working in Vanguard's UK Distribution Team for eight 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 focusing on National Advice firms. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC), has passed Level 1 of the CFA & is an Associate Member of the CISI.
Matt has been working in Vanguard's UK Distribution Team for over 9 years and has experience supporting both our Advisory and Institutional clients. Matt is a Strategic Account Manager, responsible for developing our relationships with the largest discretionary fund managers across the UK.
Sabrina Khan is a Sales Executive where she is responsible for building relationships with national and network advisory practices in the UK. Prior to Vanguard Sabrina worked for a tax efficient investment manager where she managed relationships with advisers in London and the South East. Sabrina holds a BSc with Honors in Business Management from Queen Mary's University and is currently studying towards her investment management certificate.
Ben joined Vanguard in 2016. He has over 25 years' experience in the UK financial services industry, working with large multifaceted financial services businesses and comes with a strong track record of delivering support and value. Ben is currently responsible for managing the relationships with large Discretionary Fund Management businesses.
Roy is responsible for managing the relationships with large advisory distributors and their in-house discretionary fund managers. 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.