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Embark further strengthens Group board with new member

Embark Group (Embark) has appointed Priscilla Davies as the latest member of its Group board. Priscilla has chaired Advance by Embark since 2019 and will now take on the additional responsibility of Chair of Embark Platform and Chair of Embark’s Remuneration Committee, alongside her place on the Group board.

Priscilla brings extensive experience and fresh perspectives to these roles. She currently sits as a Non-Executive Director, Chair and Audit Committee member at UBS Asset Management. Her previous positions include a range of Executive and Non-Executive Directorships at other leading financial services businesses including Henderson Equity Partners and John Laing Group. She was also previously Managing Director and formerly Finance Director at Janus Henderson.

With a career in financial services spanning 25 years including extensive board-level experience, Priscilla will apply her deep industry knowledge and expertise to continue to drive forward Embark’s market-leading platform businesses, as well as support the overall progress of the group.

David Barral, Chairman of Embark Group, commented: “Priscilla has been highly effective in her remit as Chair of Advance by Embark and I’m thrilled that she will be taking on more roles across the group. Priscilla’s expertise in strategy, leadership and risk management, combined with her energy and drive, will be incredibly valuable as Embark continues to grow.”

Priscilla Davies, commented: “I’m excited to be deepening my relationship with Embark, one of the industry’s leading and most innovative organisations. I look forward to helping Embark continue to carve its own path and deliver on its potential.”

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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