Tilney announces the appointment of Bennedetta Peto as Group Chief People Officer

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Julia Grimes
Published: 24 Apr 2019 Updated: 09 Aug 2021

Tilney, the award-winning UK wealth management group with £24.4 billion assets under management, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bennedetta Peto as Chief People Officer. Benne will join the group in May and will be based in London.

Reporting to CEO Chris Woodhouse, Benne will have responsibility over the Group Human Resource department, including our learning and development, talent, reward and recruitment functions. She will also sit on the Tilney Executive Committee.

Benne previously worked at Cabot Credit Management (CCM) where she was responsible for the people agenda across the group, overseeing employee engagement, people change management, human resources and learning & development. She also held responsibility for conduct and risk. Benne has over ten years’ experience in financial services businesses and has previously worked at number of high profile companies including, Lloyds Banking Group, Kingfisher Group and Andersen Consulting.

Chris Woodhouse CEO for Tilney commented: “Benne brings a wealth of experience to Tilney having successfully helped a number of leading businesses build and develop their teams. As a fast-growing people business with a reputation for professionalism, Benne joins Tilney at a very exciting time. Our staff are without question our greatest resource and we are very committed to investing in them to ensure careers at Tilney are long and rewarding. We also have ambitious plans to grow our talent pool further through the recruitment of high calibre individuals and teams. As Chief People Officer, Benne will help us achieve our goal of being the employer of choice in the UK wealth management industry.”


This release was previously published on Tilney Smith & Williamson prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.