A SENIOR appointment has been made in the pensions team at Grant Thornton.
Kevin Hollister has joined the firm as an expert in pensions risk assessment and de-risking capabilities, where he will work with trustees and corporate clients.
He spent 15 years as an actuary for various consultancies, including AON Hewitt and Hymans Robertson where he has mainly specilaised in bulk annuity transactions, ALM modelling and de-risking.
Darren Mason, head of pensions advisory, said: “Kevin joins our team at an exciting time for us, as we continue to grow from strength to strength. His in-depth technical knowledge and experience in de-risking many pension schemes will add significant weight to our pensions offering.”
He will be based between Grant Thornton’s Finsbury Square offices in London and Bothwell Street office in Glasgow.
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe