FPA chief executive Dante De Gori has announced he will step down from his role at the end of 2021.
FPA confirmed on Monday that Dante De Gori has advised the board of his decision after six years as CEO and 12 years with the association.
“With the FPA’s five year MAC strategy in place and the launch of the FPA Policy Platform Affordable Advice Sustainable Profession, the time is right for a new custodian to lead this amazing organisation,” Mr De Gori said.
“I will forever be grateful to everyone who has supported the FPA, it has been both an honour and privilege to have served in this role.
“I would like to thank the FPA team for their dedication and passion in supporting our members and the profession; our chapters and committees; the board and our partners and of course, our FPA members who are the true champions of the advice profession and for whom I will always remain their biggest advocate.
“I would also like to acknowledge Marisa Broome for her support and also past Chairs who have supported me, specifically to Julie Berry, Matthew Rowe and Neil Kendall.”
The FPA board has confirmed they are seeking a replacement immediately.
“From his original appointment to work as the FPA Head of Policy and Government Relations, then adding Professional Standards to his remit through to his appointment as Chief Executive in March 2016, Dante has always put the profession of financial planning and the FPA members first,” FPA chair Marisa Broome said.
“Dante will leave a lasting positive legacy at the FPA.”
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