Andy Dickson appointed as Head of Business Development for the Atlas Master Trust

Gary Smith, 24 September 2018

Andy Dickson has been appointed as Head of Business Development for the Atlas Master Trust.

In his new role, Andy will be responsible for driving future growth plans for the Atlas Master Trust, enhancing Atlas’s profile and voice within the market and building closer working relationships with clients, intermediaries and industry bodies.

The Atlas Master Trust is one of the UK’s leading defined contribution master trusts, with over £1billion of assets under management and around 100,000 individual members. It is a professionally governed multi-employer trust-based pension plan. The Trust provides its members with the opportunity and support to save for their retirement in a quality pension arrangement with fully flexible and easy-to-use access to drawing down their benefits on competitive terms.

Gary Smith, CEO of the Atlas Master Trust, said:

“Andy brings a wealth of industry experience with him to further strengthen the senior team here at the Atlas Master Trust. We look forward to working with such a highly-respected pension and investment professional as we continue our plans to develop, innovate and grow in the master trust market.”

Andy joins the Atlas Master Trust with more than 30 years’ experience in the workplace pensions and institutional investments sectors. His previous role was Investment Director for UK institutional business at Aberdeen Standard Investments.

Commenting on this appointment, Andy Dickson, Head of Business Development at the Atlas Master Trust, said:

“It’s an exciting time to be joining the Atlas Master Trust. The UK’s defined contribution market is growing quickly with increasing focus on the role master trusts play to support employees’ retirement savings. I am looking forward to growing the Atlas Master Trust’s client base and contributing to its development and growth.”

The Atlas Master Trust is a standalone business, governed by a board of independent trustees, which is strategically supported by both Capita Employee Solutions, part of Capita plc, and Schroders. To find out more about the Atlas Master Trust, visit the website.

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