Phil Billingham has stepped down from his role as head of business consultancy at Threesixty, although he will continue to work with the support services provider.
He joined the company in 2009 to help member firms develop their business and transition to RDR.
Innes Miller, currently an account director at Ernst & Young, will take over the position from July.
Currently also a director of the Institute of Financial Planning, Billingham will now spend more time in his own business, Perceptive Planning, as well as other ventures.
However, he will still work with Threesixty on a self-employed basis, continuing to present at events and offering his business transition workshops.
He said: "While I will be spending the vast majority of my time in the UK, working with a small number of firms at a strategic level, there are interesting opportunities in South Africa and elsewhere right now as well.
"I am also looking forward to spending more time being closer to real clients, helping to grow a proper financial planning practice."
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