Board appointment at Scottish Friendly

24 Nov 2020

Glasgow based financial mutual Scottish Friendly has appointed Susan Beckett as a non-executive director.

Susan has more than 30 years' financial services experience and will continue in her role as chief risk officer at Brewin Dolphin, a FTSE 25O wealth management firm. She previously held senior positions at a range of blue-chip firms including Schroders, JP Morgan, Barclays Global Investors, BlackRock, Kleinwort Benson and the BT Pension Scheme.

Board appointment at Scottish Friendly

At Scottish Friendly, Susan will chair the Board Risk Committee, having received the necessary regulatory approval.

Susan is also currently a non-executive director and chair of the Board Risk Committee for Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, Dublin, and executive sponsor of Women at Brewin, a network aimed at influencing a traditional culture to grow and become more inclusive.

As assets under management continue to grow at Scottish Friendly, following the acquisition of £2.4 billion of life and pensions business from Canada Life, Susan's risk management experience will play an integral role in the company's development.

Jim Galbraith, Chief Executive, Scottish Friendly said: "Susan will play a critical role in helping to grow the business by providing important, strategic counsel as we continue to deliver sustainable growth in value for new and existing members".