Fee-based independent financial advisor
Conforto has appointed former Ernst
& Young senior partner Peter Klauber its chairman.
Known for its expertise in advising high end clients, particularly elite
sports people, Conforto has recently made two acquisitions and recruited staff
as part of its aim to build the company to £500m assets under management, the
Financial Times reports.
Klauber has more than 30 years of experience as a chartered accountant,
including 10 years advising small and medium-sized businesses on strategy and
In the past two years he was based in London with specific responsibilities
for client account management and developing business networks.
Andrew Howson joins the firm from EY, bringing experience in advising private equity and corporate clients across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe
Dennis Layton takes up the position on April 1 and will contribute to the firm’s goal of becoming the leading global professional services organisation by 2020
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'