Appointments update - 9 July 2024

London CIV has appointed Andrien Meyers to the newly created role of chief proposition officer.

Meyers is currently head of pensions investments at both the London Borough of Sutton and Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and is an independent politician at the City of London Corporation, where he chairs the Investment, and Equity Diversity and Inclusion Committees. He has held senior roles at a range of London councils and has had senior and non-executive director roles in the investment industry. He also has served as senior policy adviser to the Minister for Local Government via the LGPS Scheme Advisory Board and has provided strategic and operational advice to both national and local governments. In his new role, he will work closely with partner funds on proposition development and strengthening London’s LGPS offering.

Vidett has appointed four new members to its team across the UK.

Nick Prouvost joins as a client director in Manchester and will help provide professional trustee services to clients, including investment strategy, and endgame execution and planning. He was senior manager in the investment team at PwC, and previously worked at Deloitte and JLT in investment consultant roles. Meanwhile, Ian Shand joins as a manager in Scotland, and will focus on governance, pensions secretarial and project tasks. Shand is also part of a team implementing The Pension Regulator’s General Code requirements for clients. He has held roles at Mercer, TDC, Dalriada Trustees, Barnett Waddingham and Broadstone. Rose Taylor joins in London as an assistant manager supporting client directors and managers with secretarial and governance tasks for a portfolio of clients. Prior to this, she spent 10 years at DHL. In Reading, Christine Denys has been appointed as an accounts assistant and has previously held roles at Situ Live and Ward Williams Associates.

Independent Governance Group (IGG) has announced 17 promotions and welcomed 11 new joiners in May and June in both client-facing and central services roles.

Dan Gilmour and Michael Do have been promoted to trustee director after both joined in 2022. Gilmour has experience as a specialist employer covenant adviser, while Do has over 20 years’ experience in pensions, 14 of which were spent working for two of the UK’s largest occupational pension schemes. In addition, accredited trustees Collette Taylor, Lewis Drew, Maria Keen and Stephanie Jenner have been promoted to associate director. Andrew McCarthy, Chris Tabersham, and David Preston have been promoted to trustee manager, Richard Haslam has been appointed as senior associate and Adam Whitehead, Ceri Tracey, Keira Neale, and Nick Bird have been appointed to associate. Meanwhile, the central services team has seen Kayley Neale promoted to EA team lead and Ameila Pettifer and Lucie Rowsell have been promoted to executive assistant.

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