UK protection consultancy, Protection Review, has appointed Roger Edwards as its marketing director and he will assume his role on 1 January 2016.

Edwards has substantial industry experience and his previous roles include being managing director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident. His appointment brings the Protection Review team up to six people, which also includes Kevin Carr, Jo Miller and Frances Delhoy and there will be no changes to these existing roles.

Protection Review CEO, Kevin Carr said Edwards has played a pivotal role in shaping the UK protection insurance industry over the last twenty years and the Protection Review team is delighted to welcome him on board.

Edwards said: "I’m delighted to be joining the Protection Review team. These are exciting times for the protection insurance market with several new providers coming into the sector alongside a growing focus on digital technology and how it can improve the customer experience. I’m looking forward to working with the team to help grow the UK market."