Foster Denovo adds two Non-Executive Directors to Board

Foster Denovo, the national financial advisory firm, is delighted to announce that Jacqui Irvine and Rosemarie Paul have been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Directors to the Foster Denovo Board from March 2023. 

The appointments follow the retirement of Alan Taylor, ex-Non-Executive Director of Foster Denovo after 14 years. 

Jacqui Irvine is a qualified solicitor and adds over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She acts as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of GAM Holding AG, as well as serving as a member of its risk committee, compensation committee and chair of the governance and nomination committee. Prior roles include Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Janus Henderson Group until 2018, as well as at Henderson Group from 2011 until the merger with Janus Capital Group.  In these roles, Jacqui was an executive committee member and provided strategic counsel across issues including corporate transactions, litigation and governance within a global regulated business. 

Rosemarie Paul is a qualified lawyer and the Trustee of Trust for London. She is the Regulatory Counsel at Save the Children, managing the regulatory and litigation matters for the organisation. She brings extensive regulatory and legal expertise, previously having worked as a Partner at a major US law firm, as well as across a variety of regulators, including the General Medical Council, the Financial Reporting Council, and as a senior litigator for the Financial Services Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority).  

David Currie, Board Chairman of Foster Denovo, said: “We are delighted to have Jacqui and Rosemarie joining us as Non-Executive Directors on the Board. Both bring a wealth of experience across corporate, advisory, and regulatory roles in the financial services sector, which is a huge asset as we continue our growth strategy and seek to deliver exceptional value to our clients and people. 

“We want to thank Alan for his enormous contribution to the business, which has been invaluable in what has been a transformative time for Foster Denovo.” 

Jacqui Irvine said:I am very much looking forward to taking on this role at such an exciting time at Foster Denovo.  I look forward to working with the Board and the executive committee to deliver on strategy and grow our presence as a major national advice brand.” 

Rosemarie Paul said: “Foster Denovo has continued to achieve great results in the financial advice market. I am excited to work with David and the rest of the Board, bringing my experience from across the industry, as we strive to build on that success.”