Workplace pensions provider Now: Pensions has appointed Adrian Boulding as director of policy.
Mr Boulding is currently pensions strategy director at Legal and General, a position he has held for approximately 18 years, but he is leaving in August after a 35-year stint at the company.
He has already accepted work as principal consultant for Dunstan Thomas and as policy strategy director at Tisa.
Morten Nilsson, chief executive of Now: Pensions said: “Over a very short period of time, Now: Pensions has established itself as one of the leading auto enrolment providers in the UK.
“As our membership grows, it’s becoming ever more important that our voice is being heard in Whitehall.
“Adrian was one of the first people I met when I came to the UK to establish Now: Pensions and I’ve always appreciated his insight and candour.”
Mr Boulding was one of three independent reviewers tasked with examining and improving auto enrolment for the Department for Work and Pensions in 2010.
He said: “Now: Pensions is entering a hugely exciting phase in its growth as it prepares for a large influx of small and micro employers.
“From a standing start it’s made a significant dent in the market, going head to head with long established players with considerable success.”
He added that master trusts were playing an integral role in auto enrolment and therefore it was essential that their views, and those of their membership are represented among those with the
Mr Boulding’s other work includes his role as chairman of the defined contribution benchmark Pension Quality Mark.
He originally joined Legal & General in 1980 and trained as an actuary, qualifying in 1983. He was pensions strategy director from 1997 and was corporate pensions cirector before that.