The panel helps shape the guidance and business support produced for members. It helps shape the development of a range of skills and business practice content with its wider membership across articles, webinars, videos and podcasts.
Mr Rylett replaces Sharon Sutton, past PFS president and managing director of Thornton Chartered Financial Planners. She is stepping down as chair after three years.
Brendan O’Ciobain, managing director of Phoenix Wealth Management, and Julie Lord, chief executive of Magenta Financial Planning, are also stepping down as panel members.
Alasdair Walker Hunter, managing director of Aitkenhead & Walker, will become vice-chair of the panel.
Joining the panel this year are Jane Gow, director and Chartered Financial Planner at Clear Cut Financial Planning, plus Sarah Elson, director and Certified Financial Planner at Berry & Oak.
Mr Rylett said: “As recognition of the Power brand grows, the engagement is increasing and feedback from members has continued to be excellent; this is supported by the quality of the individuals applying to join the panel of practitioners supporting the strategy and content delivery.
“I look forward to carrying on Sharon’s great work.”
Keith Richards, CEO of the Personal Finance Society, said: “We are extremely grateful to our members for volunteering their valuable time and expertise for the benefit of others and would like the thank Julie, Brendan and Sharon for their invaluable contribution and leadership of the Power of Financial Planning.
“The Personal Finance Society remains committed to helping our profession become recognised by the public and government for the value they provide, and the Power initiative helps build on excellent technical advice with the skills and processes that can help deliver a client-centred advice and planning service.
“I wish Damian and the panel every success in the chair and thank the entire panel for their ongoing commitment and support of the profession and PFS.”