Embark Group (Embark) has appointed Sara Wilson as Head of Platform Proposition. Sara recently transferred from Alliance Trust Savings (ATS) following Embark’s acquisition of its advised client books in 2020.
Sara will oversee the propositions for Embark platform and Advance by Embark, which provide digital wealth and retirement solutions for financial advisers and corporates, based on FNZ’s market-leading technology.
Sara had been Head of Platform Propositions at ATS since 2013, having joined from Standard Life. She previously worked for Xansa, a technology outsourcing company.
Dave Lowe, Group Head of Propositions and Technical, Embark Group, commented: “Sara’s deep platform experience will be invaluable as we continue to develop our digital solutions for the investment savings and retirement market and ensure we deliver great outcomes for our corporate partners, advisers and their clients.”
Sara Wilson, Head of Platform Proposition, Embark Group, commented: “It’s an exciting time to be moving over to Embark and I look forward to developing its platform offerings for both advisers and corporates, to help meet client needs in 2021 and beyond.”
For further information, please contact:
The Agency Partnership (Embark Media Relations)
Tel: 07880 602902
About Embark Group
Embark Group is a full-scale UK retirement solutions provider, active in the areas of Investment Platform, SIPP, SSAS, Multi-Asset Funds, Fund Research and Employee Benefits Consulting. The Group trades under the brands Embark, Rowanmoor, Vested and The Adviser Centre. It also operates a wide portfolio of white label services for business such as RBS Coutts, Standard Life, Nutmeg, BestInvest, Charles Stanley, Moneyfarm and Wealthsimple. Businesses within the Embark Group have been established in the market for more than 40 years and have a long history of working closely with intermediary distribution partners and consumers of all levels of affluence.
The Group has more than £38bn in assets under administration on behalf of c415,000 consumer clients, operating across eight UK locations (London, Bolton, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leeds, Leicester, Salisbury and Swindon). Embark has been recognised as one of the most innovative Wealth Tech companies in 2019 and 2020.
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