Rob Thorpe

Founder I Managing Director

Rob founded Distribution Alpha in 2023, following a 35-year career serially lead asset management companies to industry leading positions. Prior to this Rob spent 10 years as Managing Director of F&C/BMO Global Asset Management and was a board director of its funds and investment trust businesses. He has held senior management roles at Cazenove, BNY Mellon and J.P Morgan. Rob has a column in Portfolio Adviser's Adviser publication.

Mark Bain

Management Consultant

Mark has over thirty years’ financial services experience - leading distribution and support teams for one of the UK’s largest asset managers. Improving client connectivity is his specialism, with a deep understanding of the UK intermediary distribution landscape and the nuances of the asset management world. He also has over 20 years’ experience in ethical/responsible investing and multi-asset solutions.

Robert Corbally

Product Specialist

Robert specialises in product development and business strategy for asset managers. In 2021 he founded Hawser Consulting, prior to which he accumulated over 20 years’ experience holding senior product positions at global asset managers including Manulife Investment Management, Ignis Asset Management and Aviva Investors.