New DB lead for PLSA

Former APFA policy adviser Caroline Escott has been named as the new defined benefit and investment policy lead at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).

Business-Handshake-Meeting-Deal-Low-Angular-700x450.jpgReporting to head of governance & investment Joe Dabrowski, Escott will lead investment-related public policy, research and publication work. She will focus on promoting a sustainable, long-term investment environment for members while supporting the broad aim of improving the value received by pension’s investors.

Her previous role was at PIMFA – Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association, formerly known as APFA. She has also worked at Hume Brophy, the UK Sustainable Investment & Finance Association (UKSIF) and as a Parliamentary Researcher.

Escott says: “There is a significant amount which needs to be achieved to push the market further and I look forward to working with the PLSA team and members to achieve this. The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association is at the forefront of developments in the pensions market.”

Dabrowski says: “Caroline brings a wealth of knowledge of not just investments but also the wider financial services arena which will make her a valuable addition to our team.”