William Reid

William Reid

Head of Charities
Role at Quilter Cheviot
I am the Head of Charities and I have been managing charitable, company and high net worth portfolios since 2003.

I hold a BA in Economics and am a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI).


Prior to his City career, William spent a decade working in the Royal Navy, including seven years in the Submarine Service.  His city career began in 2002 at Laing & Cruickshank and UBS, before joining Cheviot, as a partner, in 2006.  The Company merged with Quilter in 2013, at which time he was promoted to Head the Charities department.  William sits on the Investment Oversight Committee and Charity Asset Allocation Sub-Committee.

Other interests

Amongst his charitable commitments, William is a Governor of the Royal Star & Garter, Trustee of Seafarers UK and acts as the independent investment adviser to the Royal Navy and Royal Marine Charity (RNRMC). Historically, he has also acted as a school Governor.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.  Out of work, when not walking spaniels or chauffeuring his children, hobbies include wakeboarding, skiing, golf and travel.


Meet the team

Howard Jenner
Executive Director
Gemma Woodward
Executive Director & Director of Responsible Investment
James Harvey
Investment Administrator Charities