UK- Philip Robinson, a senior investment consultant at Watson Wyatt, has left the consultancy firm to pursue other interests.

Robinson, who was with Watson Wyatt five years, specialised in the Global Asset Study area, researching for its publication.

A spokesman for Watson said Robinson would be taking some time out to explore different career options. Robinson was unavailable for comment.

Investment consultant Martin Wahlgren will be in line to take his place, although Watsons are considering building up the research team.

Prior to joining Watson Wyatt, Robinson worked as a UK small cap manager at Baring Asset Management, and consultancy firm Intersec.