Alex Hoctor-Duncan

Alex Hoctor-Duncan has worked within the industry since 1995. He was Global Head of Aberdeen Standard Investments until June 2021. Before joining Standard Life Aberdeen in September 2018, Alex was Head of the European Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business at Blackrock. Prior to this Alex was Head of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers U.K. business…

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Martin Gilbert

Martin Gilbert was appointed to the Board on 6 January 2021. Martin co-founded Aberdeen Asset Management in 1983, leading the company for 34 years and overseeing its 2017 merger with Standard Life. He is Chairman of Revolut Limited, Senior Independent Director at Glencore, Chairman of Toscafund and a Non-Executive Director of ASSETCO PLC and Saranac…

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Caryl Embleton-Thirsk, FIA CMgr

Caryl is a senior team member or team leader on several defined benefit (DB) pension scheme clients. These include clients for which we act as an investment consultant, and clients that have appointed us as fiduciary manager. Caryl is recognised for her ability to explain complex matter simply and has significant input into the strategic…

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Nick Pearse

Nick joined R&M in January 2021 from Jupiter, which acquired Merian Global Investors in 2020, where Nick worked for the past decade.

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Ravi Cheema, CFA

Ravi is a senior member of the macro team, responsible for managing multi-asset fiduciary portfolios. As a deputy portfolio manager, he covers all aspects of day-to-day fiduciary management, including portfolio construction, manager research, risk monitoring and derivatives management. A member of the macro committee, Ravi is responsible for helping guide the firm’s macro-economic and top-down…

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Roger Lewis

Roger provides expertise and problem solving around Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters at R&M. Areas of focus are designing and implementing strategy, integrating ESG to investment decisions and ongoing asset management, defining solutions for clients and engagement for ESG. Roger previously worked at Aviva Investors, where responsibilities included aligning ESG strategy and factors with…

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Mark Davies

Mark was one of the founding members of the derivatives team in 2006 and sits on the Derivatives Investment Committee. He is the lead Senior Quality Assurance Representative for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Quality Assurance Scheme accreditation that the derivatives team has. His primary role is working with prospects and new clients on…

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James Wall

James has ten years of experience working with defined benefit pension schemes, and in helping them understand their options for long-term objectives and what journey plans make sense for them. Prior to joining R&M, James worked in the investment advisory team at KPMG where his work included helping pensions trustees select and evaluate their fiduciary…

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