As Head of Client Business Development, Niall focuses on new business and retenders across DB pension schemes, DC pension schemes and master trusts. In this capacity Niall is involved with the majority of our Solutions clients, but in addition leads the teams advising key clients. These include clients for which we act as investment consultant and clients that have appointed us as fiduciary manager. Niall has a particular focus on master trusts, where he leads both investment and strategic advice. He is a regular industry speaker.
Niall’s previous experience includes senior roles in establishing investment consulting businesses to provide advice for a range of DC and DB pension plans, as well as charities. He joined R&M in 2011 with a mandate to help grow the DC business, becoming Head of DC a few years later.
As our Head of DC, Niall worked with a range of DC schemes across the UK and internationally, with an emphasis on helping them understand their specific investment and governance needs. He previously chaired R&M Solutions’ DC Management Committee, responsible for the composition of clients’ default strategies, and has spent time of the DC Advisory Board, which forms and articulates the views of the Actuarial Profession on DC matters.
Through this experience, Niall has developed a keen eye for detail, strong skills in rapport building and the ability to identify and communicate the most pertinent information. Niall is a qualified Actuary and graduated with a first class degree in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin in 2005.