Clive is best known for establishing the funds business of Schroders and was Managing Director of their mutual fund business. He later became Managing Director of their Global Private Client business. After leaving Schroders, he became Chief Executive of Gerrard Limited, then the largest stockbroker in the UK. And in 2002 he became CEO of Cofunds, one of the early leaders in the creation of platforms for IFAs. Clive also founded Ascentric in 2004, which he steered through set-up, development and sale to Royal London.