Brian O’Connor

Managing Director

Brian co-founded North Capital after ten years at UBS Wealth Management, having previously gained corporate and private banking experience at Bank of Scotland and Kleinwort Benson. As an executive director of UBS, Brian managed and advised over investment assets for UHNW UK resident, domiciled and non-domiciled entrepreneurs.

At North Capital, Brian is responsible for advising clients as well as managing the business. Brian is a member of the investment committee and has responsibility for implementing North Capital’s strategic direction and managing its finance function.

Brian is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI).

Brian is secretary of the Old Gordonstounian Golfing Society and Junior Convenor at Gullane Golf Club.

Angus Jack

Managing Director

Angus is the co-founder of North Capital and began his investment management career 20 years ago with Taylor Young Investment Management in London, later moving to Cornelian Asset Managers in Edinburgh. Before founding North Capital, Angus was an Executive Director at UBS Wealth Management where he worked for 10 years. During his time there he was fortunate enough to work with some of the UK’s most successful and respected entrepreneurs, assisting with the full range of their investment requirements.

At North Capital, Angus is responsible for advising clients and managing the business, as well as sitting on the investment committee.

Angus is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).

Angus is a keen kite surfer and likes to keep fit and travel.

George Renouf

Head of Investment

George is Head of Investment at North Capital and has overall responsibility for the investment process and for delivering investment solutions to clients. He is chair of the investment committee and manages the relationships with our key strategic partners, as well as serving as the company’s Compliance Officer.

He has over 30 years’ experience in the asset management industry and prior to joining North Capital spent ten years at Alliance Trust Plc where he was a member of the management team with responsibility for investment strategy, asset allocation, investment risk and regulatory oversight of investment products. George has held many advisory positions within the UK financial services sector,including the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on Scottish Independence and Brexit and advising the Scottish Government on the asset management industry.

In his spare time George is a keen cyclist and sailor and enjoys travelling.

Daniel Brawley

Investment Analyst

Daniel is an Investment Analyst at North Capital, who first joined as an intern to enhance and automate client reporting systems. Daniel holds a First Class Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, achieving the highest grade in his year, with relevant experience in both the UK and China.

At North Capital, Daniel is responsible for analysing investment opportunities, monitoring client portfolios and developing the technical infrastructure of the company.

Daniel is a Student member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and is working towards the Investment Advice Diploma and Chartered Wealth Manager Qualification.

Daniel enjoys travelling and has explored many parts of Asia and Europe. He also co-founded the largest fundraising society at the University of Edinburgh.

Janette Deans

Executive Assistant

Janette is the Executive Assistant at North Capital.  She has over thirty years of experience in administration, having initially trained in medical administration at Stevenson College and later gained an MBA at Edinburgh Napier University.  Her career has included: serving in the British Army, running the Chief Executive’s Office at the Law Society of Scotland and providing administrative support at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

At North Capital Janette is responsible for managing the office, assisting with client reporting, and processing account opening documentation.

Miki Fairfax


Miki is a consultant for North Capital and has over 20 years of financial experience, starting her City career with NatWest Markets before setting up the Edinburgh office of J C Rathbone Associates. At J C Rathbone Associates, Miki provided financial risk management and structured finance advice to property and private equity companies across Scotland. Miki then became a Director of Hunter REIM, a fund manager specialising in commercial real estate in the UK and Central Europe.

Having turned Consultant in 2016, she has a portfolio of interests, including advising North Capital on real estate and other illiquid investments.

Georg Reutter

Consultant – Hedge Funds

Georg is Managing Partner at Kepler and leads the Open-end Fund Research business.

Prior to Kepler he worked as a Hedge Fund Adviser for HSBC Private Bank’s Alternative Investment Group. Whilst there he focused on single and multi-manager Hedge Fund due diligence, portfolio management and client advisory.

His responsibilities included evaluation, analysis and advising on hedge fund portfolios investing in offshore, listed, multi-manager and UCITS hedge funds primarily for UK based investors.

John Begg

Compliance Consultant

John is a Senior Compliance Consultant with ATEB Consulting, who provide specialist compliance support to North Capital.

He has 30 years’ experience of working within financial service in a variety of roles including compliance, training and competence, advising and management.

John works with North Capital to ensure the firm’s processes and controls adhere to UK regulatory requirements. He also helps the firm develop and maintain practices aimed at delivering appropriate advice and service outcomes for North Capital’s clients.

John is a Chartered Financial Planner.