Ms Holt joins Nucleus from Money Marketing, the magazine aimed at IFAs, where she was editor for three years. She was previously head of news at Money Marketing and worked on its sister publication Mortgage Strategy. In 2012 she was named financial trade journalist of the year at the Headlinemoney awards and trade journalist of the year at the Santander Media Awards 2013.
She will be responsible for developing Nucleus’ Illuminate online knowledge centre. Illuminate provides learning and development content daily in a variety of formats including video, events, articles and white papers from a wide panel of expert contributors.
Garry Mcluckie, communications director of Nucleus, said: ‘As Nucleus continues to develop it is more important than ever to make sure we have the right people in place to help sustain the pace of growth we have experienced recently. We continue to be delighted at the quality of new recruits we are bringing into the business and believe Natalie has the perfect blend of skills and experience to make an impact immediately.
‘Natalie is a hugely experienced journalist and editor and we are excited for her to join Nucleus at this stage of our journey. The illuminate platform is growing every day and having just completed another round of illuminate live events it is clear that there is a real appetite from advisers for access to this type of business development support.'
Ms Holt said: ‘I am really excited about joining Nucleus and the scope of the role as content editor. Building on my experience at Money Marketing, there is a great opportunity through Illuminate to drive really engaging content for advisers that informs, inspires and helps them in the day to day running of their business and in driving them to be better at what they do.