PTL appoints Client Director
PTL, an independent trustee and governance services provider, has made its first new hire of 2021 – Client Director Joanne Fairbairn.
Richard Butcher, Managing Director at PTL, says: “In these challenging times, a resilient and dynamic team has never been more important. Joanne is an accomplished pension professional and an excellent addition to the PTL team. She brings extensive experience, gained both as an adviser and in-house, and a commitment to innovation and high standards of governance.
“At PTL we aim to approach the challenges facing our clients and the pensions industry with creativity and resourcefulness. Joanne’s track record of significant change initiatives at multi-billion-pound pension schemes makes her an ideal fit for our culture and ethos.”
Fairbairn adds: “I am incredibly excited to be joining PTL. The need for experienced professional trustees has never been greater and PTL demonstrate a clear understanding of the needs of this market alongside a capacity and willingness to evolve with it. I look forward to working with my colleagues in delivering the best possible outcomes for the clients we represent.”
Fairbairn joins PTL from Marks & Spencer, where she was Head of Pensions. Prior to that she spent 12 years at Tesco as Group International and UK Corporate Pension Manager. Fairbairn's career in pensions spans 30 years; before moving in-house she spent 14 years as an Actuary and Consultant at Mercer.