RPC Consulting – the insurance consultancy arm of RPC – has appointed four senior insurance actuarial professionals to its team in London and Cambridge. Pete Lee, James Norman and Tony Lovick all worked at EMB (now Willis Towers Watson). Natasha Regan joins from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). Pete has over 25 years’ experience in non-life insurance. At Towers Watson, he was head of general insurance consulting for Asia-Pacific and global operations leader for usage-based insurance. Tony joins as director of pricing. In his last role, he focused on general insurance pricing and, in particular, insurance telematics. He also spent 21 years with Aviva Group. James joins as director of research. He brings with him 11 years’ experience in financial modelling for insurance companies, including non-life capital modelling and economic scenario generation. Natasha has spent the past two years as project director for the FRC, including directing a cross-sector project to identify risks to the public interest relating to actuarial work. Previous to the FRC, Natasha was head of risk actuarial at Direct Line. Natasha joins RPC Consulting as a director and will be focusing on expanding the business’ non-life sector.
Chestertons has appointed Robert Pearce to lead its residential development and investment department. Robert is co-founder and formerly distribution director of Blackfish, the Hong Kong-headquartered property investment company. Prior to starting Blackfish, Robert spent more than a decade assisting private and institutional clients to source, develop, sell and manage residential property portfolios in more than 20 countries. During that time, he held several senior positions at international real estate investment firms in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Robert is a contributor to national newspapers as well as broadcast and digital media such as Bloomberg.
Mo Habbas, a former senior director with the professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal, has joined the value creation team at Deloitte as a partner. He has spent his career focusing on providing operational improvement support to private equity clients such as Advent, Charterhouse and EQT. At Deloitte he will be helping to support both corporate and private equity houses.
Cyrus Investment Management
Cyrus Investment Management LLP (CIM), the specialist engineering turnaround EIS investment adviser, has announced the appointment of Stuart Lawrence in the newly created role of strategic investment manager, as well as managing director of Rhino Doors, a UK high security door manufacturer and CIM investee company, commencing 1 May 2016. Stuart’s previous role was at CNIM, the French multinational, where he was focused on the nuclear and defence sectors.
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