His role will be to communicate with PFS members and also to represent members’ interest in the development of policy and services.
Steeples is a current PFS board member and past board member and past chairman of The Society of Financial Advisors, as well as an ACII.
He is also the managing director of Glasgow-based wealth management business The Turris Partnership. He is a past divisional director of Inter-Alliance and past joint managing director of Minet Consultancy Services.
Steeples says: In creating this new body we have a tremendous opportunity to further develop our sectors professional standing.
PFS chairman Bob Bullivant says: Brian is a creative and innovative thinker with long experience of this industry and a passion to drive it forward. I have known him personally for several years and believe he will make an invaluable contribution to our development.