THE LUCEO BOARD
The Board of Directors is comprised of the five senior executives of the ultimate parent company, Lighthouse Group plc. They meet on a regular basis, at least quarterly, to review reports from, and matters to be considered by, the Luceo Asset Investment Committee, which reports direct to Lighthouse Group plc. Information on each member can be found below.
Andy is Chief Executive Officer of Quilter Financial Planning, one of the largest financial advisory businesses in the UK and led the acquisition of the Caerus and Lighthouse advisory businesses. 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. Andy joined Quilter Financial Planning in early 2012, when Quilter Financial Planning acquired his businesses, Blueprint Financial Services and Blueprint Distribution. Andy 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. Andy has an executive MBA from London Business School, having graduated in 1999. Andy is also a director of Lighthouse Group plc, the immediate parent company of Luceo Asset Management Limited.
Darren joined the Board of Quilter Financial Planning in February 2017 and has worked within the Quilter group for over 20 years. He was heavily involved in the acquisition of Quilter Financial Planning by Old Mutual Wealth (now Quilter) and has a wealth of knowledge from his previous role as Finance Director, including reporting, business planning and proposition development expertise. Darren is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland (FCA). Darren was appointed as Managing Director of the National Advice division of Quilter Financial Planning in March 2019 and as a Director of Lighthouse Group plc on 12 June 2019 following the Company being acquired by Quilter Financial Planning on that date.
Peter is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and was a corporate finance and assurance partner with KPMG. He has considerable experience of the UK financial services sector, both from an assurance and corporate advisory capacity and more latterly as an executive director. Peter’s responsibilities include Finance, Treasury, Legal and Company Secretarial matters, as well as strategic initiatives.
Lee was appointed as Managing Director of Lighthouse Financial Advice Limited in April 2017 and is a member of the Group’s senior executive management team. Prior to this appointment, he held the position of Lighthouse Group Marketing & Communications Director. Lee was previously Managing Director of LighthouseGP Limited, which was formed after the acquisition of certain of the assets of Godfrey Pearson Limited by Lighthouse Group in January 2009. Lee formed Godfrey Pearson in August 1995 and was Managing Director of that organisation and he has over 25 years’ experience in financial services.