KPMG bolsters pensions team with internal partner and director promotions

KPMG bolsters pensions team with internal promotions

KPMG has promoted two partners and five directors from within the UK pensions team, demonstrating the growing strength of KPMG’s pensions practice.


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James Riley and David O’Hara have been promoted to partner while Iain McLellan, Kerry Oakes, Claire Whittaker, James Keclik and Laura Higgins have all been appointed director.

The promotions include positons based in Scotland, the Midlands, the South and London highlighting the coverage and expertise KPMG’s pensions team has across the UK.

James Riley works with some of the largest private sector pension schemes in the UK, including many FTSE 100 companies and David O’Hara provides leading investment advisory solutions to both the Private and Public Sector.

Andrew Coles, Head of Pensions for KPMG in the UK comments: “It is inspiring to see such exceptional talent across our team and our promotions celebrate each individual’s significant contribution, and the confidence we have in their continued success. I look forward to seeing these individuals grow within their new leadership roles. These are highly skilled individuals who are expert in helping companies and trustees navigate the complex world of pensions to deliver effective solutions to the pension challenges organisations face.

I see huge potential for our future as we continue with our growth plans, which will create a wide range of opportunities for our exceptionally talented team and position us well to continue providing our clients with leading and innovative pensions advice.




For more information, contact:

Angela Pink, Communications Executive

T : 0207 694 2679

M : 07500 100 257

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