Stephen Gazard became Chief Executive Officer of Quilter Financial Planning in June 2020, having joined in 2017 as its Group Managing Director. He brings a wealth of industry experience to this role, including as a financial planner and advice business owner. Prior to joining Quilter, Stephen had been Managing Director of Sesame Bankhall Group for four years, during which time he delivered its corporate restructure and cultural transformation. Stephen has held numerous senior leadership roles in the wealth management industry and is ideally placed to ensure Quilter Financial Planning continues to provide good outcomes for its customers and high-quality support for its advisers. Stephen is also Vice Chairman of Meningitis Now.