Benchmark Capital names Managing Director of its Wealth business

Benchmark Capital is today announcing the appointment of Ed Dymott as ‘Managing Director – Wealth’. 

In this newly created role, Ed will be responsible for overseeing the financial planning and advice proposition across the Group and will specifically take on the leadership of the Group’s ‘Best Practice’ Network. Ed, previously at Aegon UK and Fidelity, brings over 20 years of experience in the wealth and asset management industry and is therefore well positioned to continue to build on this legacy. He will report to David White, Group Managing Director at Benchmark Capital.

Benchmark Capital is an award-winning[1] adviser services’ company that provides a range of technology, platform, investment and network solutions to financial advisers. Today, the business supports over 1,000 financial advisers and its platform manages over £17 billion in assets.[2]

Benchmark Capital’s award-winning solutions are a key pillar of Schroders’ retail wealth growth strategy in the UK.

David White, Group Managing Director, Benchmark Capital, said:

“Ed will be a great addition to the team and I’m really looking forward to working with him to manage and grow our advice business. We are already a leading partner for many leading financial planning businesses, but we have plans to significantly increase our footprint in the market. Ed will be central to achieving those ambitions.”

Ed Dymott, Managing Director – Wealth, Benchmark Capital commented:

“‘I am delighted to be joining Benchmark Capital at this very exciting time. The business has seen significant growth over the last few years and is highly regarded in the market. Its strategic partnerships with some of the best financial planning firms, coupled with our innovative technology, means we are very well placed to support advisers’ ever evolving business needs.”

 

[1] 2020 Best Network, Professional Adviser Awards, 2019 Best Network, Money Marketing Awards.

[2] As of 30 June 2020