Jackie Wells has left the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) after two years as head of policy and research PP has learned.
The PLSA said Wells (pictured above) had left shortly after the March 16 Budget. The trade body also confirmed it is currently looking for a replacement and is not putting a deadline on the search.
Wells did not reply to requests for comment but her LinkedIn profile showed she has become a freelance consultant.
Wells joined the PLSA in May 2014 as head of policy and research where she was responsible for the team dealing with UK and European pension policy.
Previously she spent seven years leading a variety of consultancy projects for the Financial Services Authority and its successor the Financial Conduct Authority.
PLSA chief executive Joanne Segars said: "Jackie has made an enormous contribution to our work during her time with us the past couple of years. We'd like to thank her and wish her well."
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