LCP has promoted seven employees in its pensions team to partner as it reported strong growth in several areas.
These included investment, de-risking and housing associations where it said it has been winning clients.
Actuaries and investment specialists were among the individuals promoted:
Ian Farrand joined LCP in 2003 and qualified as an actuary in 2009. He provides wide-ranging advice to both trustees and employers for pension schemes ranging in size from £20m to over £1bn.
Richard Harrison has been working in the pensions industry for nearly 15 years and joined LCP in 2006. He helps trustee and corporate clients meet demands from pensions and wider employee benefit provision.
Joel Hartley joined LCP in 2007 and is a qualified actuary. He provides investment advice to clients with assets ranging from £10m to over £1bn.
Hish Ravindra came to LCP in 2008 and qualified as a Chartered Financial Accountant charter-holder in 2012. Ravindra works with clients on a wide range of investment issues.
Mike Richardson (pictured above) has worked in pensions consultancy since graduating in 2000. He joined LCP in 2014 and specialises in advising housing associations and clients in the not-for-profit sector. He advises employers who participate in the Social Housing Pension Scheme and the Growth Plan, which are both part of The Pensions Trust.
David Salter joined LCP in 2006 and qualified as an actuary in 2012. He is member of LCP's specialist buy-in and buyout team, having been involved in a number of insurance transactions ranging from £5m to the £2.4bn buyout of the Philips pension fund.
David Wrigley is a qualified actuary, who joined LCP in 2008. He specialises in liability matching and de-risking, is a senior member of LCP's liability-driven investment and derivatives team.
LCP partner and board member Stephen Davies said: "Each year our partnership continues to grow, in strength and in experience, and this year is no different. The new members reflect the strong growth in several areas of LCP and this will help us to continue supporting our clients to find the solutions that are best for them."
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