Andy Thompson was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Intrinsic (soon to be Quilter Financial Planning) in December 2015, subsequently leading the acquisition of the Caerus business. Prior to that he was Distribution Director, leading the Distribution team to provide first-class products and solutions for customers and to recruit and support advisers, including the acquisitions of Positive Solutions (approximately 700 advisers) and 250 advisers from Sesame Bankhall Group. Mr Thompson joined Intrinsic in early 2012, when Intrinsic acquired his businesses, Blueprint Financial Services and Blueprint Distribution. As a start-up in 2003, Mr Thompson proved his entrepreneurial flair by growing Blueprint to 180 advisers before its sale.
Mr Thompson was a financial adviser before being appointed to become a Regional Director for the Zurich Advice Network, managing and leading the London region for over five years. Mr Thompson has an executive MBA from London Business School, having graduated in 1999.