Ruth  Murphy

Ruth Murphy

Head of charities, Brewin Dolphin Asset Management from 2013

Ruth Murphy was promoted to head of charities at Brewin Dolphin in June 2013. She joined the company in 2011 as head of charity business development.

Prior to joining she spent 12 years at Newton Investment Management as director of charities business development. She has also been a development manager for disability charity Scope and director of charity services at the Charities Aid Foundation.

She holds a BA and various postgraduate qualifications. Non-executive roles include being a committee member of the Charity Investors’ Group, a trustee of a grant making charitable trust, and a member of a Parochial Church Council and finance committee.



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Fund Management Survey 2013: Bumpy ride ahead

Charity investors may have to accept more volatility and greater risk in future, if they are to sustain desired rates of return, finds Diane Sim.

Fund management survey 2012: Nothing ventured

With the yield on ‘safe assets’ failing to keep pace with inflation, charities seeking real returns must face up to the prospect of increased risk, writes Diane Sim.

Investment in 2012: Equities to the fore

Ruth Murphy gives some pointers to what 2012 might have in store for charity investors.

Sarasin appoints two former Newton managers

Sarasin and Partners has appointed two new investment managers to its charity team, both of whom were previously with Newton.

Ruth Murphy, director of investment management and charities at Newton

Ruth Murphy, director of investment management and charities at Newton, will join Brewin Dolphin this summer, as its new head of charity business development.

Newton launches new ethical fund

Newton Investment Management has launched the SRI Fund for Charities, designed specifically for charities wishing to invest on an ethical and socially responsible basis.

Dancing to new tunes

Ruth Murphy says the impact of 2008 will resonate for years.

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