Raymond James® Investment Services

Raymond James St Andrews Branch

The Raymond James St Andrews Branch is set in the beautiful North East Fife countryside at Blebo Tower which provides a stimulating working environment for our professional team to administer and care for our clients' portfolios.

Importantly, the rural environs offer our clients a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere within which they can privately discuss their portfolios.

Existing clients favourably comment on the stunning setting as it offers a complete contrast to a town based financial experience, which, in turn, creates a more bespoke, personal relationship for our clients.

 

Scott C Edmiston BSc MCSI, Cert PFS

Scott is Branch Principal and is a qualified Investment Manager. He began his career in financial services over 20 years ago gaining experience working with both clients and advisers initially through Zurich Financial Group and latterly as a Partner of Positive Solutions.

Scott graduated with a General Business degree from Heriot-Watt University and holds qualifications with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI) and The Chartered Insurance Institute.

He enjoys spending his spare time with his two children and is a member of the Duke's Golf Club in St Andrews and Gullane Golf Club in East Lothian.

Email : Scott.Edmiston@RaymondJames.com

 

Claire McLetchie MA ASIP

Claire is Head of Strategy & Research. Graduating from Glasgow University in 1990 with an honours degree in Political Economy, Claire started her career with Standard Life Investments (SLI) in Edinburgh. Claire specialised in Asia Pacific markets including Japan and India, managing unit trusts and pension funds of circa £900 million with responsibility for both stock selection and asset allocation.

As Investment Director, Claire opened the SLI office in Singapore before relocating to Hong Kong in 2001. She joined Munich Ergo Asset Management (MEAG) Hong Kong in 2006 as Investment Director and the Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) as Executive Director in 2008. Claire brings a wealth of investment expertise to our team.

Claire returned to Scotland with five adopted pets, as a legacy of her time involved with Hong Kong's Animal Re-homing Charities, and is also passionate about the benefits of yoga and meditation.

Email : Claire.McLetchie@RaymondJames.com

 

Phil Nolan BAcc (Hons) Chartered MCSI

Phil is a qualified Investment Manager with 11 years experience in the financial services industry.

He graduated from Dundee University in 2004 with a degree in Accountancy and began his career in financial services in an investment research and analysis capacity in 2005.

Phil holds qualifications with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and The Chartered Insurance Institute.

In his spare time, Phil enjoys keeping active through playing hockey and golf. He is the current President of Monarchs Hockey Club and is a member of Downfield Golf Club in Dundee.

Email : Philip.Nolan@RaymondJames.com

 

Stuart MacPhee LLB (Hons) MSc

Stuart graduated from Strathclyde University in 2013 with an Honours degree in Scots Law after which he then successfully completed his Diploma in Legal Practice.

Following many years of personal interest in stocks and shares, he then decided to pursue a career in Investment Management and completed his Masters degree in Investment and Finance.

He also has experience in personal taxation having worked in HMRC's Personal Tax office in Glasgow for 3 years.

Stuart has joined the team as an Assistant Portfolio Manager after a short period with BNP Paribas.

In his spare time he likes to stay active by playing a number of sports including football and golf. He is currently a member of Cathcart Castle Golf Club in Glasgow.

Email :Stuart.Macphee@RaymondJames.com

 

Emily Pearce MA (Hons) Management

Emily graduated from The University of St Andrews in 2016 attaining a 1st class honours degree in Management. During her time at the University she achieved the Dean's List Award for Academic Excellence in both 2015 and 2016.

Emily has sought to pursue a career in investment management after having greatly enjoyed both the macro and financial aspects of her degree, as well as the research and report-writing side of various internships. Emily now works with the team as an Assistant Portfolio Manager.

In her spare time, she enjoys singing and playing guitar at local shows, and walking in the countryside, taking inspiration from nature for her craft projects.

Email : Emily.Pearce@RaymondJames.com

 

Suzanne Akers BA (Hons) PG DIP

Suzanne graduated from The Robert Gordon University in 1996 with an honours degree in European Business Administration with Languages, followed by a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing in 2002.

She worked in the Oil & Gas industry for several years before pursuing a career in banking and finance.

In her spare time, Suzanne enjoys spending time with her family and is a keen road cyclist in and around fife.

Email : StAndrews.RJIS@RaymondJames.com