Willie Hartley Russell

Areas of expertise 

Investment management; charity sector. 


Willie joined Smith & Williamson from BlackRock, where he was a senior director on the charities team. He has also worked at Merrill Lynch Investment Management, Mercury Asset Management and Samuel Montagu.  He is a board member of Community First, an investment fund for community foundations and a board member of NAACIF, a Common Investment Fund at M&G.

Professional qualifications/memberships 

- Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) 
- Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).
- CDip AF qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) 
- Member of the Court of the University of Reading. 


You can find Willie at:

  • London



  • Investment management - Charities

Contact us

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Willie Hartley Russell

Partner London +44 (0)20 7131 4847

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