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Violet Pacileo, Assistant Director of Product Management, Nikko Asset Management
Based in London, Violet Pacileo is Assistant Director of Product Management at Asian investment management company Nikko Asset Management.
Violet represents the Asia-based portfolio management teams in Europe, providing investors insight into Nikko AM’s investment products, strategies, processes and performance. Violet is involved in all aspects of the positioning, communication, sales and service for the company’s Asian and Japanese equity products.
Prior to joining Nikko AM, Violet was an Assistant Portfolio Manager on the Japan Investment Desk at Aberdeen Asset Management in Tokyo. More recently, Violet was part of Aberdeen’s global marketing and business management team for the Benelux region.
Violet joined Aberdeen in June 2008 from Merrill Lynch Japan Securities where she worked for two years as a research assistant in the Japanese automotive equity team, having previously spent 5 months in a similar role at Nomura Securities.
Martin Palmer, Head of Corporate Pensions Marketing, Friends Provident
Martin Palmer joined Friends Provident in 1987 and has worked in a broad variety of roles in many of the firm's departments. Since 2001, his focus has been on the development of Friends Provident's Corporate Pensions proposition and strategy. In September 2008, Palmer was appointed as head of corporate pensions marketing, where he is responsible for the development and communication of products, services and technology. Palmer is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.
Andrew Palmer, Non-executive Director, Royal London
Andrew Palmer joined Royal London's Board as a non-executive Director on 1 April 2011. He was previously Group Finance Director of Legal & General Group plc, where he had also held a number of financial and operational roles in the asset management, insurance and international businesses.
Andrew is also Senior Independent Director at SEGRO plc, and a non-executive Director of RBS Insurance and a number of their operating subsidiaries. He is a member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of the Financial Reporting Council.
Christopher Parkinson, Investment Manager, Cardano
Christopher Parkinson is an Investment Manager at Cardano. He is responsible for managing and coordinating the research of Macro and Multi-Strategy investments for Cardano’s advisory and delegated clients. In addition, he has co-responsibility for clients’ equity investments.
Nigel Pearce, Account Development Director, Xafinity Paymaster
Nigel Pearce is account development director at Xafinity Paymaster. He was previously client director at Vertex. Pearce is responsible for the development of key accounts with specific focus on the insurance and payments division. He has over 25 years of financial experience and has also worked for the Zurich Group where he undertook a variety of roles across the group which included working on the Allied Dunbar and Eagle Star brands.
Trevor Peel, Member Nominated Director, The Pensions Trust
Trevor Peel is Member Nominated Director at occupational pension fund for the Third Sector in the UK The Pensions Trust. Trevor currently Chair’s an NHS body (North East Strategic Health Authority) and the Board of Carr-Gomm, a national charity and housing association (now part of the Sanctuary Group). Trevor’s expertise is in management, especially financial management in the private and public sectors. A nurse by profession, Trevor has served as National Treasurer of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and as a member of the RCN Pension Committee and RCN Investment Committee.
Jose Luis Pellicer, Associate Partner and Head of Research, Rockspring Property Investment Managers
Jose Luis Pellicer is Associate Partner and Head of Research at Rockspring Property Investment Managers. He was Rockspring's research head between 2004 and 2007, before leaving to join Goldman Sachs property derivatives team, and subsequently, AEW Europe, where he was head of its London research operation.
Research is a key part of delivering performance to Rockspring’s clients and, as Head of Research, Pellicer has an important role to play in helping to set investment strategy across Rockspring's range of European property funds. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.
Gregory Perdon, co-chief investment officer, Abuthnot Latham & Co
Gregory Perdon is co-chief investment officer at Arbuthnot Latham & Co. He joined Arbuthnot Latham as head of alternative investments and alternative lending in 2010. He was previously at Arjent where he was head of alternative investments and led Arjent's highly successful alternative investments team, overseeing its growth from inception to over $100 million in hedge fund assets. At Arbuthnot Latham Perdon has been responsible for the private bank’s dealing within alternatives, including producing macro research, overseeing manager due diligence, allocating/lending client capital and managing several key client relationships.
Martyn Phillips, Head of Buyout Consulting, JLT Pension Capital Strategies
Martyn Phillips joined JLT Pension Capital Strategies (PCS) as head of buyout consulting. Prior to joining JLT, Phillips worked as a senior consultant at Lane Clark & Peacock LLP where he focused on consulting with corporate clients on the de-risking of defined benefit pension schemes. He has also held positions at Prudential UK Insurance, Towers Perrin and Alexander Clay.
Ian Pittaway, Senior Partner, Sacker & Partners LLP
Ian Pittaway got re-elected as Senior Partner at Sacker & Partners LLP in April 2011, marking his third consecutive term in the role. Ian joined Sackers in 1996 and was recently described as “the best pensions lawyer in London” by the Legal 500. Although a full-time lawyer with a busy work schedule, Ian has overseen Sackers’ expansion to over 50 lawyers and strengthened the firm’s position in the UK.
Brian Please, Business Development Manager, Xafinity Paymaster
Brian Please is Business Development Manager in Xafinity Paymaster's Insurance and Payroll division. In a career spanning over 25 years, Please has a solid track record in insurance company outsourcing and has responsibility to grow the business across major insurance providers leveraging the core annuity administration capabilities. Please joined Xafinity Paymaster following previous roles at Mastek (UK), Vertex Financial Services (known previously as Marlborough Stirling) and CSC Financial Services.
Will Pomroy, Policy Lead: corporate governance, NAPF
Will Pomroy works at the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) to develop its corporate governance policy work. Pomroy joined from Aviva, where he was public policy manager and works work on the promotion of take up of the Stewardship Code among pension funds, and shareholder engagement.
Mike Porter, Business Development Director, Horizon Properties Capital Limited
Mike Porter is Business Development Director at Horizon Properties Capital Limited (HPC), the FSA-regulated distributor of the British Property Opportunities Fund. He is responsible for driving the sales and marketing functions for the British Property Opportunities Fund within the retail and discretionary IFA sectors.
Mike’s career in financial services spans over 25 years, during which time he has held a number of senior roles, including Regional Sales Director at Schroders Investment Management and Business Development Manager at Merchant Securities Limited. He has also worked at YFM Group as Business Development Manager, responsible for strategic marketing of venture capital trusts and enterprise investment schemes to advisory and discretionary IFAs.
Bruno Prigent, Global Head, Societe Generale Securities Services
Bruno Prigent, currently Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services, will become Head of SGSS on 30 September 2011. He will join the Executive Committee of the Private Banking, Global Investment Management and Services division as well as the General Management Committee of Societe Generale Group.
After 4 years with an IT services company (SG2), Prigent joined Societe Generale Group in 1984 and spent 7 years with the Inspection division. He then held a number of different positions within the securities services business, including head of fund administration, UCITS depository and, from June 2000, was in charge of global securities services for institutional investors. In 2004, he became Head of Securities Services for Investors and since 2008 he has been Deputy Head of Societe Generale Securities Services and a member of SGSS’ International Management Committee.
Prigent is Chairman of the Surveillance Committee of EURO-VL, Chairman of SGSS Italy, administrator of LCH Clearnet Group, vice-chairman of AFTI (French Association of Securities Professionals) and a member of the AMF’s Consultative Commission for Individual and Collective Investment Schemes.
Neil Puxley, Partner and Senior Consultant, Mercer
Neil Puxley joined Mercer as a partner in its Retirement, Risk and Finance business. Puxley works in Mercer’s Edinburgh office where he advises trustees and companies on a broad range of pension issues. He is also involved in sales and new business development across Scotland. Puxley joined from Watson Wyatt where he was responsible for its Scottish actuarial team. He has over 23 years of actuarial experience.