Appointments update - 3 March 2023

LCP has announced the appointment of David Fairs as a partner.

Fairs previously spent four years at The Pensions Regulator, where he was executive director of regulatory policy, analysis and advice, overseeing the introduction of a range of important policy initiatives through a time of significant change. Prior to this, he was a pensions partner at KPMG. He joins the team from April, and will be working closely with clients to navigate the increasingly complex issues facing the industry, as well as supporting the firm to expand its offering.

Barnett Waddingham has appointed Russell Davies as a principal and senior consultant in its pension executive and management services team.

Davies joins the team from Isio, and has 23 years’ experience in pensions, having also caried out the role of secretary to the trustees for several years. In his new role, he will lead client delivery teams, develop the governance client portfolio and join the board setting the strategy of the PEMS team. This appointment was also announced shorty after the hiring of Gavin Paul as senior pensions consultant in its public sector consulting team, bringing over 20 years’ experience as a pensions lawyer.

People’s Partnership has appointed David Meliveo as its new chief commercial officer.

Joining from Royal London, Meliveo has previous experience across a number of industries, with companies including GSK, easyJet, Autoglass, SAGA and the AA. Meliveo will lead the organisation’s proposition, marketing, and business development teams. Commenting on the appointment, People’s Partnership chief executive officer, Patrick Heath-Lay, stated: “David is a dynamic leader, whose breadth of ideas and ability to get things done will be powerful strengths for the organisation. He has a wealth of experience driving brands and launching new propositions. This will be invaluable as we grow and continue striving to provide straightforward, accessible, trusted products and support that help people become financially stronger.”

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