Appointments update 11 May

Written by Talya Misiri

LCP has appointed Laun Middleton as a partner in it investment consultancy.

Middleton is based in LCP’s London office in its investment team. He joins with 15 years of pensions and investments experience, most recently leading the corporate investment advisory team at Willis Towers Watson and has also worked in pensions, investments and risk at Deloitte. At LCP Middleton will work to assist trustees and sponsors with integrating risk management and with funding requirements of their pension schemes.

Trafalgar House has announced the appointment of Ian Burke and Clare Smith.

Both joining Trafalgar House’s London team, Burke has been appointed as senior business analyst and Smith as developer. The newly created roles are part of the firm’s continued investment into its team and wider growth plans. Burke joins from the Pension Protection Fund where he served as business process lead and has previously held roles within the administrative departments of Atkins Plc, Mercer and Hewitt Associates.

Smith joins from Premier Pensions where she held the role of systems analyst since 2008 and worked at Hymans Robertson, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Aon Hewitt before this.

NOW: Pensions has appointed John Rowland as non-executive director to its commercial board.

Having recently retired from full-time employment, Rowland is now working as a non-executive director for several financial firms, and replaces Bo Foged at Now: Pensions. Rowland previously spend five years in France and the UK as chief information officer at AXA Investment Managers, before moving to Invesco where he served in a number of roles in the US and UK including global head of information technology, European COO and global head of investment operations.

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