Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros appoints new chief investment officer and head of investment services

Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) has made two appointments within its Investment Services division.

Martin O’Hare, formerly deputy Chief Investment Officer and Group Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management, has been appointed Chief Investment Officer for the SGPB Hambros Group, replacing Andrew Popper. His primary responsibility will be to focus on the implementation of overall investment strategy across the advisory and discretionary teams.

Andrew Dalton has been appointed Head of Investment Services for the SGPB Hambros Group. Cooperating closely with Martin O’Hare, he will work on developing the bank’s investment offering and on the management of the resources across the investment team.

SGPB Hambros has a strong track-record in investment advisory services, and provides clients with access to extensive expertise in wealth management, investment solutions, and specialist product knowledge. With wide-ranging in-house investment capabilities tailored for specialist portfolio management, the investment team’s multi-asset class approach and overall investment objective focuses on effectively managing client portfolios while minimising risk.


Martin O’Hare has an MA. in Economics from the University of Glasgow and a Master of Science in Business Information Technology from Strathclyde Business School. He spent seven years at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), working on international equity markets, before joining Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) in 2004 as Investment Director. He was promoted to Deputy CIO in 2009.

Andrew Dalton has a BSc in Mathematics from the London School of Economics and an MBA (Finance) from CASS Business School. He joined the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in New York as a hedge fund manager, and then moved to Bankers Trust and Chase Manhattan, where he specialised in asset allocation for both institutions and private clients. He joined Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros) in 2003 and was promoted to Deputy CIO in 2007.