Kate Barnard promoted to Director’s role at Richard Jacobs Pensions

Pensions company Richard Jacobs has welcomed Kate Barnard as a new company director.

Kate will lead new business development at the Newcastle-under-Lyme based company.

Kate, from Basford, has worked at Richard Jacobs Pensions and Trustees Services for 14 years and recently completed her third office move with the company with a relocation to Brindley Court on the Lymedale Business Park.

Emily Jacobs, a fellow director of the company, said:  “Kate has proven to be an invaluable member of the team over more than a decade and we are delighted to give her the recognition she deserves by welcoming her to the senior management team.

“The new office has given us space to grow and we are confident that Kate is well placed to lead our business development.”

Richard Jacobs Pensions has also taken on a new pensions administrator, Gemma Lovatt, and plans further expansion in 2015.

Kate, aged 39, began her working life with the Wedgwood pottery company on a Youth Training Scheme working her way up to become PA to the Finance Director before leaving to pursue a career with Richard Jacobs Pensions.

She said: “This is a great opportunity for me. I’ve worked with the company as we have steadily grown over the past 14 years and I’m thrilled to accept a Directorship at an exciting time for the company.”


For further information contact Emily Jacobs on 01782 557800.

Notes to Editors:

Richard Jacobs Pension & Trustee Services Ltd was established in 1992. The company is run by Richard Jacobs, who has experience in financial services industry dating back to 1971, and Emily Jacobs a Director in the company and daughter of the founder.