Meeku Patidar has joined Elian as associate director. Mr Patidar will share his time equally between Elian’s performance & reward management (PRM) and capital services divisions.
In his new role with Elian PRM he will be responsible for establishing and launching the company’s new Master Trust initiative. These income replacement plans, that will utilise Elian's specialist technology, will be available to Jersey, UK and international employers and individual clients. For Elian Capital Services, Mr Patidar will focus on building the investment management platform as an option within the Master Trusts and developing assets under management, whilst ensuring a seamless service and delivery between both service lines.
Mr Patidar has nearly 20 years’ experience working in the financial services industry, holding senior roles with HSBC, Standard Chartered and Mourant in Jersey. Most recently he was managing director of Brooks Macdonald Retirement Services (formerly Spearpoint Retirement Services) for 10 years and a board member for the States of Jersey Public Employees Contributory Retirement Scheme for eight years.
Tania Bearryman, group director of Elian PRM, said: ‘Meeku brings robust pensions and savings knowledge to Elian; his skills will be pivotal in delivering new products and services for our clients. I’m certain he will help us to continue to deliver an exceptional service to clients.’
‘Meeku’s background and experience in pensions investment management will be invaluable in continuing to build out Elian’s credentials in this specialist area,' added Niall Husbands, director of Elian Capital Services.
Mr Patidar is a CFP Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and an Associate of the Personal Finance Society as well as a member of the Institute of Directors.