Miranda Seath has left platform and fund consultant Platforum for recently-launched rival NextWealth.
The move sees Seath reuinted with former boss Heather Hopkins, also previously of Platforum, who launched consultancy and research firm NextWealth in February.
NextWealth's clients include financial advisers, life companies and asset management firms, and the firm said Seath would be involved in most projects, leading many of its research initiatives and whitepapers.
"We are pleased to attract someone of Miranda's calibre and reputation," said NextWealth founder and MD Hopkins. "Miranda brings a wealth of experience in research and events that will support NextWealth's future growth plans.
"We are in a period of intense disruption in the investments industry, fuelling demand for quality insights founded on data."
Seath said: "I am delighted to be joining Heather and NextWealth. It is great to be part of a dynamic business with ambitious plans to help our industry better understand what is next in wealth.
"It is important to take a view and Heather's approach, which grounds insights in good-quality data and meticulous research, provides an ideal environment for me to work with her to achieve NextWealth's aims."
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