Global business development
UK key accounts
Prior to joining the asset management industry, Harry served as an officer in the British Army for seven years. He has a diverse international background and travels extensively for work and leisure.
Overall distribution strategy
UK & Ireland key accounts
Edward has over 10 years’ experience in the asset management industry. Prior to joining Harrington Cooper he worked in advertising with some of the world’s largest brands.
Regulation and compliance
Adrian has a wealth of financial services experience having worked for a number of leading investment management firms before joining IMRO, which became part of the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Adrian advises Harrington Cooper and its groups on the changing regulatory landscape, including MiFID II.
Jonathan Francis, CFA
Leads manager & strategy selection
Jonathan is a senior manager research professional with 10+ years multi asset class selection and allocation experience. He started his career at institutional consultants Watson Wyatt (Willis Towers Watson) researching equity and hedge fund strategies before joining EFG Asset Management to help establish the firm’s manager research process.
Asuka Maeda, CFA
Head of Japanese Business Development
Prior to joining Harrington Cooper in October 2016, Asuka was a senior analyst in the Alternatives Advisory division of Russell Investments in Tokyo. Asuka has a MSc in Plant Science from the University of Tokyo and a Master’s in Wealth Management from the Luxembourg School of Finance.
Ferdinand Hooft Graafland
Ferdinand started his career at JPMorgan in Amsterdam before moving to London in 1985. Ferdinand focuses on asset raising from Dutch institutional investors and has successfully raised money for a variety of strategies including Private Equity, L/S and L/O credit.
Prior to joining Harrington Cooper, Jean-Baptiste worked at First State Investments where he held a similar role, looking after the French Clientele. He also worked in Sales departments at SKAGEN Funds in London and Franklin Templeton in Paris. He holds an MSc in Finance from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and speaks three languages.
UK and Norway
Prior to joining Harrington Cooper in January 2018, Oliver worked for the European Investment Fund in Luxembourg. Oliver holds a BSc (Econ) in Economics and Geography from University College London and has attained the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).
Germany and Austria
Prior to joining Harrington Cooper, Robert worked at RWC Partners as a Sales Analyst for Germany and Austria. He also worked in the Sales & Analytics department at Bloomberg in London. He holds a BAs in Economics from the University of Applied Sciences Wismar.
Prior to joining Harrington Cooper in September 2020, Kirstin interned at Schroders HK within the China Business Team. She holds a BA in History from Durham University. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.