Appointments update - 28 February 2023

Broadstone has announced the appointment of David Hamilton as its new chief actuary.

He will be responsible for leading the firm’s actuarial thinking, from both a technical and professional standpoint, and will look to ensure that this is disseminated across Broadstone’s actuarial team. Having joined the business in 2019, Hamilton also chairs Broadstone’s Joint Funding and Investment Committee. He brings over 20 years of experience to the role, and will continue to maintain an active client portfolio in his new role, supporting trustees in sensibly managing their DB pension schemes in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.

Hymans Robertson has appointed Louise Lane to its risk transfer team.

Lane joins from the WTW risk transfer team, and has worked and advised on a variety of transactions, ranging in value from £100m to almost £2bn. Commenting on the news, Hymans Robertson head of risk transfer, James Mullins, said: “Louise will be a brilliant addition to our successful and growing team of over 25 experts, with her experience across many areas of risk transfer. We expect the next 12 months to be an interesting and busy period across the buy-in, buyout and longevity swap markets and look forward to announcing some more experienced joiners to the team over the next few months.”

Intellica has announced the appointment of Connor Watters as chief operating officer.

Watters brings over 20 years’ technical and management experience to the role, most recently as Mercer UK digital leader, reporting to the UK CEO. He also previously held senior positions at SS&C and Praemium, and various roles at Accenture and Royal & Sun Alliance. In his new role, Watters will focus on strengthening Intellica’s operational delivery focus amid “significant growth”, with his considerable software product design and development experience expected to help extend the range and capability of Intellica’s new products.

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