The FPA has named a former State Super Financial Services manager as its new manager of professional standards and advocacy.
Speaking to ifa, incoming FPA chief executive Dante De Gori said the appointment of Benjamin Marshan comes as the industry is in the midst of several reforms.
Mr Marshan was previously associate director of wealth management advisory for KPMG Australia. Prior to that, he was manager of advice support at State Super Financial Services until 2014.
"[Mr Marshan] brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the FPA. He's a current CFP and he's been a financial planner," Mr De Gori said.
"He understands the FPA standards, the code and he also understands advice."
Mr Marshan's new responsibilities include developing a professional standards framework and driving the FPA's position when it comes to new adviser standards and the Life Insurance Framework.
"This is an area we're really keen to participate in over the coming years. Ben provides us with that opportunity and experience for us to do that," Mr De Gori said.
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