PHOENIX Group, the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business, today announces the appointment of Tim Fassam as Public Affairs Director, effective 30 August 2022.
Tim joins from PIMFA, the trade association for financial advisors and wealth managers, where he was Director of Government Relations and Policy. He previously worked for TheCityUK as Managing Director, Public Affairs, Policy and Research and helped launch the Financial Services Skills Commission. He started his career at Barclays, before moving to Prudential for ten years, ending his tenure there as UK Public Affairs Director and Head of the Group Chairman’s Office.
Claire Hawkins, Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations, said: “I am delighted that Tim is going to be joining our growing team at Phoenix Group. He brings significant experience and understanding of the UK political landscape and the financial services sector, alongside a proven track record of success in advocating for businesses and their customers.
“His arrival will further strengthen Phoenix Group’s already significant engagement with Government and policy-makers, as we seek to drive change that protects and benefits consumers in the context of all of us living longer lives.”
Tim Fassam, said: “It is a privilege and an honour to join the Phoenix team at this exciting time for the company. Phoenix Group’s scale and role in helping millions of savers, its strong values and its desire to respond to the challenges and benefits of people’s longer lives make it a key voice on a wide range of policy issues. I’m really looking forward to working with their fantastic team to grasp this opportunity.”