Financial services provider, Alliance Trust Savings, has selected Iain Horn to develop existing and new initiatives in its pensions business.

Mr Iain has joined Alliance Trust Savings as director of pensions projects. Mr Iain comes from investment risk management consultants, Barrie & Hibbert, where he was a senior consultant, managing many of their major clients and advising on planning tools, adviser markets, pensions and wrap propositions. Before that, Mr Iain was managing director of Decisions Decisions, Barrie & Hibbert’s sister company.

Prior to that, Mr Iain worked in pensions, life and investment markets for more than 20 years for Aegon UK and Scottish Equitable, including from 2002 to 2004 being managing director of HS Administrative Services

Janet Pope, chief executive of Alliance Trust Savings, said: Mr Iain understands the pensions market really well both as an actuary and as a product developer. His experience and practical approach will enable us to broaden our range of pension products to give our customers and financial advisers a greater choice of really useful products that will help them deliver even better service. We are delighted to have him as part of our team developing and enhancing existing products such as our SIPP for children and our Group SIPP as well as creating new products and services.