Harry Baldwin has joined Winterthur Life as IT development manager to expand its Professional Edge range of adviser support services. Baldwin was previously in a freelance role providing IT consultancy to IFAs.
Schroder recovery fund manager Ben Whitmore is joining Jupiter to run the UK special situations fund, taking over from Paul Sheehan who will continue to manage Jupiter’s Primadona investment trust. At Schroders, UK analyst Kevin Murphy and pan-European analyst Nick Kirrage jointly replace Whitmore.
I have worked as a product delivery consultant in the financial services industry for the last five years. As a contractor, I have worked for most of the major product providers. It has been my job to deliver new products or developments to existing products for companies which will improve customer service and/or help meet […]
Baring Asset Management has hired Matthias Siller to join its Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) equities team.Siller joins from Austrian investment management company Raiffeeisen Capital Management.He has over nine years experience on both the buy and sell sides, including proprietry trading Central and Eastern European equities and derivatives, and will be responsible for the […]
Graeme Ballantyne, business consultancy manager, looks at how you can maximise the opportunities through your professional connections As we move through the summer months it’s perhaps a good time to pause and reflect on whether the plans you’ve made for your business are bearing fruit. One area we at PruConsulting know many advisers have been […]
St James’s Place has hired Claire Blackwell as director of marketing from Newton Investment Management. Blackwell says: “We have a responsibility to continue to develop ourselves and our proposition in the interests of better financial outcomes for clients.” SJP shuns new CII exam in favour of in-house programmes She has held a variety of positions across the […]
Something drastic needs to be done to make the protection landscape fit for today’s world Like most journalists, when I first began writing for Money Marketing years ago, I needed to be schooled in the ways of financial services. In my case, this role was carried out by a small coterie of energetic financial advisers […]
Industry needs new ways of increasing confidence, with high payout rates falling on deaf ears Paying claims is at the heart of the protection industry but the positive picture painted by high payout rates doesn’t appear to be getting through to consumers. Most providers publish their claims data each year, highlighting the fact the number […]