Standard Life's Mathieson Joins Nucleus as Finance Chief
Nucleus, the IFA owned and controlled wrap proposition, is thrilled to announce Aileen Mathieson as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Reporting directly to founder and CEO David Ferguson, Mathieson will be responsible for overseeing the financial affairs of the Nucleus business. As a member of the senior team she will also sit on the Nucleus Board alongside Ferguson and chairman Paul Bradshaw.
Prior to her appointment Mathieson worked as Chief Operating Officer at Standard Life Savings (UK Platforms) where she was responsible for the execution of the platform strategy. A qualified accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Mathieson also previously held the post of Head of Business Performance & Finance Change at Standard Life Investments. Prior to joining Standard Life Group, Aileen held a number of senior finance roles within Diageo plc.
Commenting on the appointment David Ferguson said:
“Aileen is a hugely talented individual with a wealth of knowledge of the platform market and excellent commercial experience. To have been able to attract someone of her calibre to join the team is not only a huge endorsement for what has already been achieved at Nucleus but an indication of the size of the opportunity that lies ahead for the business.
“With over 60 high quality member-IFA firms signed up and using the platform, record inflows taking assets over the £1bn mark and break-even imminent the business is entering another important and exciting stage of its development and growth. Having Aileen on board will not only help ensure our ambitions stay on track but that they do so in the most effective and efficient way possible.”
Mathieson will join the business in March replacing previous CFO Neil Howitt, who since last November has assumed a consultancy role with the business.