Hymans Robertson announces 12 senior promotions

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Hymans Robertson, the giant pensions and financial services consultancy, has announced 12 senior promotions in the firm – a new equity member and 11 partners.

Andrew Gaches, Head of Longevity, has been promoted to equity member.

“Andrew joined the firm in 2008 and played a key part in the growth of longevity services at Hymans Robertson,” said the firm.

“He currently leads the firm’s longevity and demographic services to insurers and reinsurers, as well as broadening the firm’s range of support to the insurance market.

“He supports both established and newer UK insurers and global reinsurers as they grow their business and bring additional capacity to the market, with a particular focus on longevity and demographic risk.

“Prior to joining Hymans Robertson, he spent a decade working as a Scheme Actuary and advising DB plans on the full range of trustee and corporate issues.”

The new partners who have been appointed are Susan Black, Laura Finnie, Phil Hardingham, Nicola Kenyon, Alison Leslie, Kerry McClymont, Nell McRae, Ross Murray, Claire Roarty, Steven Scott and Chris Varley.

Hymans Robertson senior partner Jon Hatchett said: “It is fantastic to see Andrew become an equity member of the firm.

“He has played an enormous part in the growth of our longevity services and delivering outstanding outcomes for our clients.

“The leadership he brings to this area demonstrates the attributes that will make him a fantastic addition to the equity member group. We are confident Andrew will play a crucial role developing our sustainable partnership over the years to come.

“I’m also thrilled to announce the appointment of 11 new partners. Their appointment reflects the significant contributions they’ve all made to the success of our firm.

“The range of talented people and their breadth of skills reflects our ongoing strategic direction. They have made leading contributions helping our clients in private and public sector pensions, insurance and financial services, and to individuals with their financial wellbeing.

“A number of our new partners work within the technical area of Insights and Analytics (I&A), and their promotion recognises their leading contribution to our client services through leveraging the best that digital has to offer.

“Each of our new partners will bring something new to the senior leadership of the firm and I look forward to seeing them flourish and achieving great things in the years ahead.”