The independent financial services and advice firm bfinance has announced the appointment of Justin Preston as senior associate in its public markets team.
Preston previously held the positions of UK Head of Manager Research and Head of Equity Manager Research at the Xerox-owned Buck Global Investment Advisors, where he worked for three years. Prior to this, he spent five years as an Investment Analyst at Skandia and four years at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, with special responsibility for Asia.
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