Smith & Williamson International appoints Matt Falla as Director and MD

  • Written By: Mark Gee
  • Published: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 13:00 GMT

Smith & Williamson International (SWI), part of the Tilney Smith & Williamson Group, has appointed Matt Falla as Director and MD based in Jersey.

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Matt joins from Kleinwort Hambros where he spent nearly 15 years, latterly as Head of Private Banking in Guernsey, overseeing 26 staff and £2 billion AUM. He has also previously held roles at HSBC and RBSI in Jersey. 

Matt has replaced Aidan McAvinue who moves to become a non-executive director of SWI.

Commenting on his appointment, Chris Kenny, SWI Director and Partner at Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLP, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Matt to Smith & Williamson International. Following the recent Group merger with Tilney and recruitment of an international sales team, we are excited about the opportunities we see as a provider of wealth management services to the offshore market. Matt’s considerable experience and first-class reputation will help ensure that we can support this growth from Jersey, our chosen international hub.”

Matt added: “I am delighted to have joined the Group at this exciting time for the newly combined businesses.  I look forward to bringing the award-winning investment management and professional services solutions of the Tilney Smith & Williamson Group to our valued clients, while promoting the many benefits of Jersey to my Group colleagues”.


By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. This briefing does not constitute advice nor a recommendation relating to the acquisition or disposal of investments. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.

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