Tilney announces the appointment of Bennedetta Peto as Group Chief People Officer

24 April 2019

Tilney, the award-winning UK wealth management group with £24.4 billion assets under management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bennedetta Peto as Chief People Officer. Benne will join the group in May and will be based in London.

Reporting to CEO Chris Woodhouse, Benne will have responsibility over the Group Human Resource department, including our learning and development, talent, reward and recruitment functions. She will also sit on the Tilney Executive Committee.

Benne previously worked at Cabot Credit Management (CCM) where she was responsible for the people agenda across the group, overseeing employee engagement, people change management, human resources and learning & development. She also held responsibility for conduct and risk.  Benne has over ten years’ experience in financial services businesses and has previously worked at number of high profile companies including, Lloyds Banking Group, Kingfisher Group and Andersen Consulting.

Chris Woodhouse CEO for Tilney commented: “Benne brings a wealth of experience to Tilney having successfully helped a number of leading businesses build and develop their teams. As a fast-growing people business with a reputation for professionalism, Benne joins Tilney at a very exciting time. Our staff are without question our greatest resource and we are very committed to investing in them to ensure careers at Tilney are long and rewarding. We also have ambitious plans to grow our talent pool further through the recruitment of high calibre individuals and teams. As Chief People Officer, Benne will help us achieve our goal of being the employer of choice in the UK wealth management industry.”

About Tilney

Tilney is a leading investment and financial planning group that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years.  Our clients are private investors, charities and professional intermediaries who trust us with over £23 billion of their assets. We offer a range of services including financial planning, investment management and advice and, through our Bestinvest service, a leading online platform for those who prefer to manage their own investments.

We have won numerous awards. Tilney has been awarded Best Conventional Advisory Service at the 2018 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Advisory Service in the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards; Investment Award – Cautious category in the Private Asset Management Awards; and Stockbroker of the Year, Execution-only Stockbroker of the Year and Self-select ISA Provider of the Year 2015, as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle. Bestinvest was voted Best SIPP Provider and Best Fund Platform at the 2017 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Direct SIPP Provider at the YourMoney.com Awards 2017, Best Stocks & Shares ISA Provider at the 2017 Shares Awards, as well as Best Self Select ISA Provider, Best Online/Execution-only Stockbroker and Best Investment Platform 2017 at the FT and Investors Chronicle Investment and Wealth Management Awards, as voted by readers of the FT and Investors Chronicle.

Headquartered in Mayfair, London, the Tilney Group employs over 1,000 staff across our network of 30 offices, enabling us to support clients with a local service throughout the UK.