Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB) announced this week that Anthemis Founder and CEO Nadeem Shaikh will be joining its Board of Directors. Nadeem will join for a four-year term beginning 1 April 2017.
“I am pleased to have Nadeem join the FPSB Board of Directors. His expertise and insights will help the Board assess how current and anticipated fintech innovations might impact delivery of, and access to, personal financial planning around the world,” said Pamela Packard, incoming FPSB Board Chairperson. “The FPSB Board is committed to assessing and responding to the implications of technology innovation and digital disruption of financial planning as a global profession, and to ensuring FPSB’s certifications and standards are appropriate for a digitally enabled profession.”
“I am delighted to join the FPSB Board as it engages the global financial planning profession on the opportunities and challenges fintech poses for the consumers and providers of financial planning advice,” said Nadeem Shaikh, Anthemis CEO. “FPSB has the opportunity to make a huge impact on how people understand and embrace the distinction and value of both automated advice and advice from a competent and ethical financial planner. I look forward to helping the Board shape the dialogue and strategy within the FPSB network and among its stakeholders globally.”