Lawrence is responsible for Sanlam UK’s distribution strategy to the UK intermediary market with a focus on the IFA community. His team of Account Directors manage adviser relationships across the UK. The emphasis is on a consultative approach to develop services which supports the adviser’s proposition and the adviser’s business model, utilising our wide range of solutions, which include discretionary investment services, model portfolios, platform services, life and pension products and investment funds.
Lawrence joined Sanlam in 2019, following the acquisition of Thesis Asset Management, and was a key member of the team that secured the sale of Thesis. Lawrence was a board director at Thesis, and led the private client business along with marketing and business development. Previously he managed Towry’s office in Bristol and held a number of senior posts at Standard Life, working as part of the distribution team.