Appointments at Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros

Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros has made a number of appointments in its private banking, investment and wealth planning teams.

Samik Mukherjee joins as a Senior Private Banker in the private banking team, where he will be responsible for advising wealthy clients based in the City of London. His role will be to build new relationships and advise clients on the complete range of wealth management solutions, including investments, wealth structuring, banking and lending.

Paul Stappard joins as a Senior Portfolio Manager in the investment team, and will be responsible for managing clients’ assets, both on an advisory and discretionary basis and across all asset classes.

Louisa Mannooch becomes a member of the Wealth Planning team. She will work with private bankers and trustees to deliver wealth planning solutions to clients, in particular those whose needs require a specific international expertise, for which she will have the support of Societe Generale Private Banking’s teams of specialists worldwide.These appointments further strengthen Societe Generale Private Banking’s offering in the UK, underlining its continued commitment to delivering first-class services to clients in response to their specific needs.


Samik Mukherjee began his career with RBS Private Banking in 1999. He moved to Coutts in 2003. In 2008, he became one of the directors of its Fleet Street office.Paul Stappard began his career at Barclays Wealth, where he spent 11 years in a number of roles, including Equity Analyst, Global Portfolio Manager and Head of Advisory Research. In January 2010, he joined Coutts as a Senior Portfolio Manager.

Paul Stappard has a Masters from The Society of Technical Analysis. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a member of The International Federation of Technical Analysis. He is level 6 qualified RDR.

Louisa Mannooch spent 6 years as a private client solicitor at Speechly Bircham, where she advised wealthy individuals, family offices, private banks and trust companies on international estate planning and taxation issues. She has extensive experience in structuring the management of wealth, ordered succession and tax planning of wealthy families. She has obtained the ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians) qualification. Louisa Mannooch graduated from Warwick University in 1999.