Former CII president Peter Hales has been appointed to the Simply Biz advisory board.
Currently the CII’s life and pensions faculty chairman, Simply Biz says Hales is regarded as one of the financial services sector's “most influential figures”.
The advisory board’s purpose is to monitor the group’s strategic objectives, Simply Biz says.
Chairman Ken Davy says Hales’ experience has the potential to add outstanding value to the firm and the IFAs it serves.
“In particular his recent Presidency of the CII saw the achievement of Chartered Status for financial advisers which was a major landmark of the development of financial advice as a profession,” he says.
“We share a common purpose in our desire to see the IFA sector recognised for both its professionalism and the real value it delivers to the consumer.”
“Hales says he is delighted to join the advisory board at a “time of significant industry change”.
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