Based in the company’s Edinburgh office, Sandilands will report into investment manager Stephen Snowden.
Sandilands has 14 years’ investment banking experience with a background in credit sales across investment grade, high yield, derivatives and asset backed securities.
He previously worked spent ten years as an executive director in the Goldman Sachs credit sales team. Before that he was at Morgan Stanley, where he was vice president in fixed income credit sales.
In his role at Kames, Sandilands will be responsible for working with the fixed income team to source instruments suitable for its absolute return bond franchise.
Head of fixed income at Kames David Roberts said: “We now have five absolute return bond products, with rapidly expanding assets under management. We will utilise Rory’s deep knowledge of the credit market to further enhance our offering and maintain our capacity for continued growth.”