rpmi has boosted its investment team and strengthened its client facing operation with three hires.
Paul Bishop has been appointed head of investment management, moving from the Royal Liver Group where he held the position of chief investment officer. He has more than 15 years' investment experience and was previously a principal at Mercer.
In addition, Katrina Mackay (pictured) and David Owen are joining as client investment services managers.
Mackay is a qualified actuary with more than nine years' experience in pensions and investments. Prior to joining rpmi, Mackay was an investment consultant with Lane Clark & Peacock, with responsibility for setting investment strategy for defined benefit pension schemes.
Owen has over more than 11 years' investment experience in both fixed income assets and private equity fund of funds. Most recently he was an investment consultant at Aon Hewitt where he was senior adviser to a number of key institutional clients.
Railpen Investments managing director Frank Johnson said: "I believe their wide range of experience will complement the skills and knowledge we already have."
The government has confirmed the current interim chairwoman of The Pensions Ombudsman (TPO), Caroline Rookes, will continue the role in a permanent capacity.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has appointed three non-executive directors and an executive director to its board.
Former Financial Regulators Complaints Commissioner Antony Townsend is to become chair of an expanded Determinations Panel at The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Six members of Ross Trustees’ pension trustee and support teams have been promoted into new roles.