Brightwell, the end-to-end service provider for defined benefit pension schemes and primary service provider to the BT Pension Scheme, has announced the appointment of Emily Benson as Head of Business Development, Investment & Fiduciary Management.
In this newly created role, Emily will be responsible for business development in the investment and fiduciary management space for Brightwell. With a mandate to expand the franchise to other pension schemes seeking a long-term partner to deliver sustainable funding and investment solutions.
Emily joins Brightwell from Royal London Asset Management where she was Head of Segregated Funds within the Institutional Client Business. Prior to Royal London Asset Management, Emily held a number of institutional client relationship and sales roles at BlackRock.
Commenting on Emily’s appointment, Simon Langworthy, Chief Commercial Officer at Brightwell said: “Brightwell truly understands the investment challenges facing DB pension schemes. Emily’s experience and in-depth understanding of the market will help us in developing our franchise and pipeline. I am very pleased to welcome her to the team.“
Commenting upon her appointment, Emily Benson said: “I am delighted to be joining Brightwell at such an exciting time for the organisation and the sector. Running a defined benefit pension scheme is growing in complexity so it is more important than ever for schemes to have the right investment support, and one which is tailored to their needs. I believe that the Brightwell proposition is something genuinely differentiated.“
28 / 11 / 2023
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