rpmi has boosted its investment analysis department with two new hires, Laura de Ornelas and Steven Keshishoghli.
The pair are now part of the team responsible for ongoing analysis in the course of monitoring and managing investments on behalf of the £17bn Railways Pension Scheme.
Ornelas is a former associate at Dimensional Fund Advisors and Keshishoghli has held roles in private wealth management and in planning pensions provision in the civil service.
Both joined rpmi on 23 August.
Ornelas will provide support to the investment managers covering quoted investments, while Keshishoghli will support the investment strategy team.
Investment manager Paul Jeffries said: "Laura will bring her expertise to bear in analysis relating to our public market investments - providing quantitative support to our external investment manager monitoring and research efforts."
Head of strategy Ciarán Barr added: "Steven is a welcome addition to the strategy team. His experience of economics, asset management and pensions will help us in the creation of strategic and tactical asset allocation ideas."
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