KPMG UK today announces the appointment of Dave Lyons as the firm’s new Head of Investment Advice to Public Sector Pension Funds.
Dave Lyons joins KPMG from Aon Hewitt, where he was previously Head of Public Sector Investment Consulting. He brings with him some 20-years of experience in the industry.
In his new role he will lead the firm’s national public sector investment advisory business, building upon our advisory services for Local Government Pension Schemes and newly formed pooled funds across England & Wales.
David O'Hara, Pensions Partner at KPMG UK, said:
“With such vast knowledge and integration in the public sector investment market, Dave Lyons brings with him unrivalled expertise which will undoubtedly have a marked impact on KPMG public sector pensions practice. We’re all thoroughly looking forward to working with him and bringing his expertise to clients as they tackle a myriad of changes.”
Dave Lyons, newly appointed Head of Public Sector Investment Advisory at KPMG, added:
“This is such a dynamic time for LGPS in England and Wales, the creation of pooled funds is making the role of advisors increasing complex. KPMG is a leading professional services firm, with the broad range of expertise that can rise to this growing challenge. I’m thrilled to be joining David O’Hara and the team as we continue to expand the firm’s relationships with LGPS funds and grow the practice.”
Notes to editors:
KPMG’s growing public sector pensions and investment advisory team now advises a number of the largest public sector pension funds in the UK. These include: the Strathclyde Pension Fund, Lothian Fund, North East Scotland Fund and the London Borough of Hillingdon. KPMG also advises a number of the newly formed pooled vehicles on fund structuring, tax and audit requirements.
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