New pensions professional joins Smith & Williamson - Business Leader News

New pensions professional joins Smith & Williamson

Mark Flaskett

Mark Flaskett

A pensions and employee benefits specialist has joined the Bristol office of accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson from AXA Sun Life, bringing over three decades of industry experience.

Mark Flaskett has been appointed associate director in Smith & Williamson’s employee benefits team, where he will be advising directors and employees on company and personal pension schemes, corporate wrap products, life cover, risk and private insurances.

Mark comments: “This is an interesting time to be joining the Bristol office, supporting clients with pensions auto-enrolment as well as implementing cost-effective, tax-efficient recruitment and retention strategies and employee benefits schemes designed to strengthen their competitive advantage in today’s challenging employment market.”

Nick James, head of financial services at the Bristol office of Smith & Williamson, said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark to our team. His experience will be a real asset to the firm and further strengthen our service to clients.”

Mark has over 30 years’ industry experience, having previously worked for AXA Sun Life, Hargreaves Lansdown and Aspira Corporate Solutions.

He holds the Advanced Financial Planning Certificate and is a member of the Personal Finance Society