Tributes paid to SIPP and SSAS pioneer Geoffrey Pointon who died after contracting coronavirus

'Larger than life figure'

Tom Ellis
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Geoffrey Pointon, self-invested personal pension (SIPP) and small self administered scheme (SSAS) pioneer and founder of Pointon York, has died after contracting coronavirus.

According to local newspaper Rutland & Stamford Mercury he died on Thursday April 2 in Kettering General Hospital. The 82-year-old leaves behind four sons and a daughter. More to SIPPs founder John Moret paid tribute to Pointon. He told Professional Adviser: "I first met Geoffrey Pointon nearly thirty years ago. This was shortly after SIPPs were established and the company, which bore his name, was one of the first SIPP providers. That was no surprise as he was a pioneer having set up Pointon York back in the seventies. The company became a major player in the SSAS market in the eighties...

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