GLOBAL – The Pensions Trust, BlueBay Asset Management, Twelve Capital, Four Capital Partners

The Pensions TrustRichard Stroud and Terence Prideaux have been appointed to the trustee board. Stroud, appointed as a member-nominated director, takes office from 1 July, replacing Catherine Howarth, who stood down as a director on 30 June. Prideaux was appointed employer-nominated director. Mary Doddridge has also stepped down from the board. Sarah Smart will be continuing in her role as independent chair, while Clare Smith has been re-elected as deputy chair.
BlueBay Asset ManagementDavid Riley has been appointed partner and head of credit strategy at the fixed income and alternative investment specialist. He joins from Fitch Ratings, where he led the global sovereign and supranational financial institutions group for more than 10 years.

Twelve CapitalMarkus Stricker has joined the specialist insurance investment manager as a partner responsible for risk management. Stricker has experience in risk and capital management from previous positions at SwissRe and Aon ReSolution and consulting experience for companies such as Towers Perrin Tillinghast in Zurich. He has taught at the ETH in Zurich and at the University of Chicago.

Four Capital PartnersAlex Schlich has been appointed as a fund manager to the UK equity team. He joins from Canaccord, where he was a managing director responsible for UK equity sales. He will start in his new position in September.