Retirement finance specialist, Age Partnership appoints new board member

The UK’s leading retirement finance specialist Age Partnership has appointed David Wing to its board.

David’s new position, risk and compliance director, will see him take the lead in the continuing development of the company’s governance structures, policies and procedures.

Speaking of the appointment David said: “I’m extremely passionate about making sure we do the right thing for our clients.”

“Having worked in FSA/FCA regulated business for over 17 years, my appointment to the main board at Age Partnership will allow me to provide a consistent focus on conduct risk at the highest level of management. With the ultimate aim not only to make continuing improvements, but also to drive up standards across the sector by setting a positive example.”

David, who was previously head of risk and governance at Age Partnership, is a well-known figure across the finance industry having held the positions of CF1, CF10 and CF11 within other regulated businesses.

Age Partnership’s chairman, Andrew Thirkill added: “David has been instrumental in developing Age Partnership’s governance and risk management framework. Over the past four years he has managed a combined compliance, training and competence team of forty professionals to influence culture and drive through change.

“His appointment to the board will enable him to drive forwards, working alongside the FCA to deliver the best client outcomes at Age Partnership and of the equity release market overall.”