Caroline Escott joins PLSA as Defined Benefit and Investment Policy Lead

14 June 2017

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has appointment Caroline Escott as Defined Benefit and Investment Policy Lead - reporting to Joe Dabrowski (Head of Governance & Investment).  

In her new role, Caroline will lead the Association’s 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.

Prior to joining the PLSA, Caroline worked as a Senior Policy Adviser for PIMFA – Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association (formerly APFA). She has also worked at Hume Brophy, the UK Sustainable Investment & Finance Association (UKSIF) and as a Parliamentary Researcher.

Joe Dabrowski, Head of Governance & Investment at the PLSA, commented:

“We are pleased to welcome Caroline to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association. She 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. The PLSA works hard to represent its members and develop the market, I look forward to working with her on this challenge.”

Caroline Escott, Defined Benefit and Investment Policy Lead at the PLSA, said:
“The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association is at the forefront of developments in the pensions market. I am therefore delighted to join the team to lead the association’s investment related public policy, research and publication work. 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.”
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
Lee Blackwell, Interim Head of Media & PR, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
T: 020 7601 1726, M: 07713 073 023, E: lee.blackwell@plsa.co.uk

Kathryn Mortimer, Press Officer, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association 
T: 020 7601 1748, M: 07901 007713, E: kathryn.mortimer@plsa.co.uk

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