Stanhope Consulting

The Stanhope Consulting team combines experience from investment management, banking and the charities sector. Many of the team have previously held senior positions in investment management houses.

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Alice Ryder

Partner, Stanhope Consulting

Alice has over 25 years of investment experience including 12 years advising substantial charity and not for profit clients.She is a Partner of Stanhope Capital and Head of Stanhope Consulting.After graduating in Modern History from Bristol University, Alice spent 17 years as an investment manager, initially at Henderson Administration and then at Framlington Investment Management. During this period she managed portfolios for leading institutional clients, including pension funds and a large ethically constrained charity.Alice is a non-executive director of BlackRock North American Income Trust PLC and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. In the second half of 2014, Alice sat on the Commission set up by ACEVO (the Association of Chief Executives for Voluntary Organisations) to produce a report into ethical and responsible investment in the not for profit sector.

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Charles Franklin

Partner, Stanhope Consulting

Charles Franklin has over 20 years’ investment management experience. After graduating from Cambridge University, where he achieved a double starred first in History, he has spent his career at leading financial institutions, including Deutsche Asset Management and most recently headed the Japan team at Threadneedle Asset Management.He spent 14 years specialising in Japan and Japanese equities but his career has spanned a variety of roles including UK research and global fund management. Charles has also played an active role on asset allocation committees.

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