Kirstein, Capital Cranfield, Railpen, NOW: Pensions

Kirstein Bodil Nyboe Andersen, a former director of the Danish central bank, has been appointed as chairman of the supervisory board of consultancy Kirstein with effect from 1 May. She takes over from Eigil Jørgensen, who has chosen to step down from the role after 14 years. Jørgensen will remain on the supervisory board as deputy chairman, however.

Capital Cranfield Tony Filbin has been hired by Capital Cranfield as a non-executive director in a new governance oversight role. Filbin comes to Capital Cranfield from Legal & General, where he was managing director for workplace pensions.

RPMI RailpenRichard Williams has been appointed by RPMI Railpen to the new post of chief investment risk officer for the £20bn (€24.3bn) portfolio it runs for the UK’s Railways Pension Scheme. Williams is part of a new investment leadership team with investment directors Paul Bishop and Ciaran Barr, reporting to chief executive Chris Hitchen. Williams was previously a partner of BlueCrest Capital Management (UK) and before that chief investment officer at Fischer, Francis, Trees and Watts.

NOW: PensionsJocelyn Blackwell has been appointed to the board of trustees at ATP’s UK subsidiary multi-employer trust NOW: Pensions. She founded specialist pensions management consultancy Dunnett Shaw in 1987, which later merged to form Higham Dunnett Shaw and was then sold to Capita. Blackwell will replace Imelda Walsh, who asked to step down from the trust’s board at the beginning of this year due to other commitments.