John Simmonds has stepped down from his role as chairman of Bluefin Corporate Consulting and Bluefin Wealth Management to pursue other interests.
Simmonds left the Axa-owned advisory business at the end of last year and it is understood there are no plans to appoint another chairman.
"Bluefin is well positioned to cope with the RDR and everything is in place for the business to grow and flourish," he said. "It feels like the right moment for me to move on and consider new challenges."
Simmonds - previously managing director of Towry Law - was appointed chief executive of Thinc Group in August 2007 before it was rebranded Bluefin in January 2009.
He was then chief executive of Bluefin Advisory Services until March 2011 when he assumed the role of chairman of Bluefin Corporate Consulting and Bluefin Wealth Management.
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