Fiona Hope was appointed institutional client director at Kames Capital, a spokeswoman said.
It is a new position, and Ms. Hope will start next week. She will report to Peter Ball, interim head of institutional business at Kames.
Ms. Hope was a trustee and voluntary fundraiser at LinkAble, a charity. She has also held client relationship roles at money management firms.
“(Ms. Hope) is a well-known and respected figure in the institutional market and will be valuable addition to our team as we strengthen to support Kames Capital's future growth,” said Martin Davis, CEO at Kames Capital, in a news release.
Kames has £51.7 billion ($82.7 billion) in assets under management.