PwC’s Brookes appointed to EY pensions covenant team

EY has appointed Karina Brookes as director to lead its pensions covenant advisory team in London.

The firm told sister title Professional Pensions it has seen greater demand for its covenant services in areas like debt advisory, commercial diligence, operational diligence – and a trend of bigger schemes focusing on risk issues.

Brookes joins from PwC where she worked for over 15 years, latterly as a director in its pensions credit advisory practice.

Brookes has experience of advising both corporate clients and large UK schemes on all aspects of the employer covenant.

She reports to EY’s national pensions covenant advisory leader Taylor Dewar. He said: “Karina brings with her a wealth of experience and her appointment is a clear statement of our intention to rapidly grow our practice with senior market-leading individuals.”

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