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Praxis makes a senior appointment as business continues evolution

The Group has appointed a Head of Pensions as the business continues to invest in talent.

Praxis Group is pleased to announce the appointment of James Barber-Lomax TEP as the Head of Pensions. This is part of the company's strategy to continue to focus on its plan to deliver a simpler stronger and more efficient business and bolster its pensions services as Praxis enters its 50th anniversary year.


James Barber-Lomax TEP

James becomes Head of Pensions having been at Praxis for eight years. In his tenure he has been integral to the growth and business development of the company's pensions services. His new role will focus on developing and driving strategies to further enhance Praxis' pensions arm and in particular its two subsidiaries Trireme Pension Services (Trireme) and Cavendish Corporate Investments PCC Limited (Cavendish). Cavendish provides a bespoke range of annuity contracts available to non-UK pension scheme holders and contract-based retirement solutions from Guernsey in Guernsey and Malta provides cross-jurisdictional personal and multi-member occupational pension solutions. James will lead the teams as the Group integrates its pension services into its Private Wealth and Corporate Services division.

Upon his appointment in 2014 James was seconded to a business development role within the Group's pension subsidiary Trireme Pensions Services in the UAE. In 2016 he assisted with the establishment of PraxisIFM Trust Limited in the Abu Dhabi Global Markets the first regulated trust company in the financial centre. He returned to London in 2018 and was appointed to the PraxisIFM Trustees (UK) Limited and PraxisIFM Corporate Services (UK) Limited boards.

Rob Fearis Chief Executive Officer of Praxis said: 'We are delighted to promote James to Head of Pensions. We have made significant investment into the business and James has played an essential role in the growth of our pension subsidiary Trireme in the UAE. Combined with his experience and unrivalled passion and knowledge of the sector we are excited to see how Praxis' pensions arm evolves in line with James's vision for growth. Praxis has moved into the next phase of our history entering our 50th anniversary this year. We look forward to working with James as we continue to deliver the outstanding service that our clients have come to expect.'

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