Rob Thorpe

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.