The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has announced that Scott Goodsir, managing director and head of wholesale for BNY Mellon Asset Management, has been appointed as an adviser to its board.
Goodsir's career in financial services began in 1990 when he joined AMP, advising a broad range of clients.
In 1995 he moved onto Royal Bank of Scotland portfolio management, advising discretionary services to high net worth individuals.
His career at BNY Mellon began in 1999 as sales manager for Newton in the south east of England, predominately working with IFAs and discretionary managers.
In 2004 he took over the role of offshore business development manager, building relationships with global life insurance companies, private banks and discretionary fund managers in the Channel Islands.
Then in 2008 he took over the role of head of UK wholesale sales and in 2010 became managing director, head of UK wholesale sales.
Goodsir said: "It is a privilege to be selected by PFS board members as an adviser, especially at this important juncture for the PFS and the financial planning profession as a whole.
"I'm looking forward to working with board members to help promote higher standards and professionalism within the financial planning sector and continue building upon the chartered brand."
Fay Goddard (pictured) chief executive of the PFS, said: "Scott brings some invaluable experience to the PFS board built up during his high profile career in financial services. Over the years Scott has been a dedicated supporter of the PFS and champion of raising professional standards, and it is a pleasure to welcome him to the PFS board."
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