The Big Interview
Mattioli Woods chief executive says a greater focus on costs caused by the RDR will lead to consolidation in the financial adviser market and the end of the small IFA.
IFP interim chief executive Steve Gazzard explains why doing nothing to financially educate consumers is unacceptable.
Personal Finance Education Group chief executive Tracey Bleakley explains why she does not want to go into politics
As he approaches the end of his first year as chief executive, Andy Clark is determined that HSBC Global Asset Management will play to its strengths.
Shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds was promoted to the shadow cabinet last month and already has big plans for her new role
Chris Hannant on foreseeing the recession and negotiating with the regulator
Ambitious about expansion, Peter Mann explains his vision for Old Mutual Wealth, where he recently became vice-chairman.
From managing a pop band to insuring a Mafia hitman, few people in financial services have had a career as interesting or varied as life insurance salesman Peter Rosengard.
The new Personal Finance Society president talks about improving professionalism in the industry and winning consumers’ trust
Apcims deputy chief executive says the current definition of independence means many of its members are unable to use the label. Interview by Amanda Newman Smith.
Threadneedle CIO Mark Burgess says marrying stock selection with a broader economic view has played into the firms hands in recent years.
MP for Eastleigh Mike Thornton explains how he went from a career in the mortgage market to winning politician
The new Cofunds chief executive says Cofunds is more valuable to the insurer than it would be to other firms
For new CII president Tom Woolgrove, the RDR is all about increasing professionalism and improving consumer outcomes.
Selectapension managing director says the RDR has made it harder for people to take access advice and the firm is planning a move into investment analysis.
The Financial Inclusion Centre founder and FCA non-exec director wants to see advisers ’squeezing value’ out of fund managers.
Labour peer Lord David Lipsey talks about working for prime minister James Callaghan and scrutinising the Care Bill.
Old Mutual Global Investors’ chief executive says it is equally important to instil a business culture that gets the very best out of all of its employees.
The founder and chief executive of just-launching YourWealth, a direct-to-consumer financial planning website, wants to help people, whatever their means, make the right choices for their future.
Conservative MEP Syed Kamall reflects on the UK’s role in the EU and the importance of MEPs.
Frenkel Topping managing director Richard Fraser was moved to join the firm when his brother was paralysed.
UnderwriteMe chief executive Martin Werth pinpoints New Year’s Day 2012 as his “Eureka” moment.
Guide to Advice, a new online financial services directory for consumers, was launched last month.
Gary Shaughnessy’s first year as Zurich’s UK chief executive has presented more than a few challenges.
Lighthouse Group chief executive says changes imposed by the RDR need to be given time to bed down.
The founder of Direct Life and Pensions has used his experience of financial services and technology to launch a comparison website and is offering advisers the chance to partner with the new venture
The managing director of Stonehaven says there is a positive outlook for the equity release market and reveals plans for a new third party administration business.
The new Investment Management Association chief executive Daniel Godfrey is wasting no time in his new role as he sets about looking to repair the industry’s reputation and ease the regulatory burden it faces.
Maven Capital Partners chief executive says he has ambitious growth plans for the business which includes adding new ventures to its core VCT business.
Aviva UK Life intermediary director says the company will continue to target strong growth for its platform and that advisers need to adapt their business models in the new world.
BestInvest chief exectuve
IFG chief executive Mark Bourke discusses the future of the Sipp industry and his plans to grow James Hay.
The managing director and founder of Fiducia Wealth Management and winner of Money Marketing’s Best Small IFA Award talks about his regulatory concerns
Sense commercial director says networks should be aiming for quality not quantity to ensure a strong and mutual beneficial relationship.
Morgan Stanley’s vice president for institutional equities division.
Wrap and platform may take centre stage in many advisers thinking but Axa Wealth managing director for specialist products Nick Elphick says there is still considerable demand for off-platform products.
PosSol chief executive says the firm has had to rigorosuly enforce contracts after writing off £2m in costs relating to departing advisers.
President of Financial Social Media UK is bringing financial services up to date with technology, helping them win the next generation of clients and securing the future of their businesses in the process.
Succession Group chief exective Simon Chamberlain says the traditional network model offers very little to financial advisers.