17th January 2020
Perspective Financial Group Ltd (Perspective), the national financial planning and wealth management group, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Jeff Scott as its new Chairman.
Jeff is a well-known figure in financial services with his career in the sector spanning over 30 years, most recently as CEO of Santander Asset Management from 2008 to 2017. Prior to this, he was Director of Mortgages at Santander and Abbey, and Marketing Director of Inscape Wealth Management. Jeff started his career in FMCG marketing after graduating from Nottingham University with a degree in Economics.
Jeff also studied at INSEAD and is a certified director in corporate governance. He is a current board member of INSEAD’s International Directors Network, promoting good corporate governance around the world.
As well as chairing Perspective, Jeff will continue with his current role as NED Chairman of NatWest Trustee Depositary Services, where he also chairs the Board Risk Committee and Royal Bank of Scotland International Innovation Committee.
Jeff Scott said: “Perspective is a great business with an excellent management team, a robust compliance approach and a respected and increasingly high-profile brand. The Group’s absolute focus on the client is impressive and, together with its highly qualified and experienced team of advisers, clearly stands out in this sector.
“I am privileged to be part of such a strong team with CBPE Capital LLP’s recent major investment in the Group. I share their ambitions for future growth and look forward to helping guide the business.”
Ian Wilkinson, Group Managing Director said: “We are very pleased to have Jeff on-board as our new Chairman. He brings proven expertise of guiding organisations to achieve the highest possible client-centric standards across all aspects of their operations and of using digital technology to deliver transformational change and sustainable growth.”