Founder of Arcrate

Raul is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and a Chartered Wealth Manager. As Branch Principal of Arcrate he has overall responsibility for the Private Client and Investment Teams which keeps him busy, but he still finds time to work directly with a small group of private clients and families whose complex needs benefit from his insight and expertise. An industry veteran with over 20 years experience. He is both a founder and member of several best practice groups, whose membership is formed by senior advisers in the industry who share a common goal of putting clients first.


What is your favourite city or holiday destination?

Rome for a city break or for a holiday, then skiing.

Your dream job would be?

Running a music shop.

What do you consider the most over-rated virtue?


Who is your favourite hero of fiction?

Batman or Bruce Wayne

Which talent would you most like to have?

Speed, if I could run faster I would be on time more often.

If you could be someone famous or a figure from history who would you be?

Scipio Africanus, an inspiring leader and strategist and not a fan of elephants.

Most dangerous place you have ever been to or the most dangerous thing you have ever done?

Travelling on La Carretera do los Yungas more than once.

What is your favourite film?

El Cid

What is your favourite book or who is your favourite writer?

Book – Wuthering Heights
Writer – Isabelle Allende

How would you spend your ‘perfect’ day?

In the mountains skiing with the family.

What is your pet hate?

Leaving dirty dishes in the sink.

What is your favourite song/album/piece of music

Conceirto de Aranjuez