SCOTLAND - Heath Lambert Consulting has appointed Douglas Walker as business development manager for its corporate pensions and benefits team.
Walker has over 20 years’ experience in the corporate pensions and benefits industry. He will be based in Heath Lambert’s Edinburgh office.
Walker said: “This is a time of turmoil for both employers and pension scheme trustees.
“Given the proposed legislative reforms and volatile market conditions, there will be a need for a review of current employee benefit programmes.
“Heath Lambert is ideally positioned to help, and I intend to increase our Scottish profile.”
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