The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has just announced the appointment of Sally Plant as its new Head of Financial Planning, taking over from Jackie Lockie who is set to leave the professional body later this year. All of us at the IFA Magazine team would like to congratulate Sally on her appointment.
Sally is currently working with Robur Wealth Management, a Partner Practice to St James’s Place Wealth Management where her role covers paraplanning and business development.
Sally previously worked for the CISI between 2005-2016, playing an integral part in building the Institute’s early relationships in the Middle East, as well as working with the CISI’s major clients in the UK, both wholesale and retail. In her last role as Head of Education Development, Sally was part of the CISI’s executive team, and responsible for expanding the Institute’s schools, university and apprenticeship programmes.
Simon Culhane Chartered FCSI, CISI CEO said: “We are very pleased indeed to welcome Sally back to the CISI. Her skills and experience will be invaluable as we look to grow the number of CFPTM Professionals in both the UK financial planning and wealth management communities.”
Sally Plant said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the CISI team during this exciting period of growth for the CFPTM professional qualification and to play a role in helping to raise the profile of financial planning to the public.
“The CFP Level 7 pathway presents a unique opportunity to attain the highest level qualification in financial planning in the UK. An impressive badge of excellence and a very positive way to reassure clients in these turbulent times that they are in safe hands.”
“I look forward to working with the members at the heart of our existing financial planning community and championing the virtues of holistic financial planning in the broader community.”