LCP Announces 12 New Partner Promotions

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Commenting, Stephen Davies, partner and board member at LCP, said: “We are delighted to expand the LCP partnership to include 12 new members who reflect a diverse range of backgrounds to help us enhance the service we provide our clients in all areas.”

  • Nikki Ayriss joined LCP as a graduate in 2010 and qualified as an actuary in 2014. Nikki provides wide ranging advice to both sponsoring employers and trustees of pension schemes, helping them to understand and manage their schemes.  She helps her clients with both day-to-day advice and support on large projects including benefit review and liability management projects.

  • Jo Franklin has worked in pensions administration for over 25 years and helps trustees deal with the practical aspects of running a maturing pension scheme, including implementing the many changes in regulation which impact on members’ benefits.  Jo has a particular interest in member engagement, an increasingly important issue in the era of freedom and choice. Having first worked for LCP from 2008 to 2012, Jo re-joined the business in 2016.

  • Jonathan Griffith joined LCP in 2008. He specialises in helping corporate clients manage and reduce their everyday pension costs and risks.  He is also a member of LCP's Pensions Accounting Group, providing companies with advice and guidance on all pensions aspects of corporate reporting, and was involved in the development of the LCP Treasury Model.

  • Tricia Gulliver joined LCP as a graduate in 2008 and qualified as an actuary in 2012.  She advises a range of both Trustee and Corporate clients, helping them find practical solutions to complex pension issues.  She has particular experience in scheme funding negotiations, data projects and liability management exercises.

  • Clive Harrison is a qualified Actuary and provides wide-ranging advice to both trustees and sponsoring employers and is one of LCP’s specialists in liability management projects. Clive has helped a number of clients successfully implement new member options and to select financial advisers to help ensure members make better retirement decisions.  He joined LCP as a graduate in 2002.

  • Steve Hodder joined LCP in 2010 and has worked across both our Investment and Actuarial departments, bringing a breadth of perspective to the Investment advice that he gives his clients. Steve has a particular focus on helping schemes tackle challenging situations, balancing the needs of prudent funding and sustainable covenant support to build robust investment strategies to pay members’ benefits.

  • Catherine Hopper advises both trustees and sponsors and helps them better understand and manage their pension risk.  Catherine is a member of LCP’s specialist insurance de-risking practice and enjoys helping schemes from the early steps of navigating their de-risking journey to executing buy-ins and buy-outs. Clients appreciate her proactive style in guiding them through what can sometimes be a challenging journey.

  • Chris Matson joined LCP’s energy analytics team in 2012. He has over 10 years' experience in the modelling and analysis of electricity markets, with a particular focus on the UK’s Electricity Market Reform. He works with a range of energy clients in the UK and internationally, leading projects with government, system operators and industry participants.

  • Negin Minakaran joined LCP in 2013 as Partnership Secretary and General Counsel. She has over 18 years’ experience working in professional services both in client facing roles and as an in-house lawyer.  She leads a team advising LCP on a wide range of legal, risk and compliance matters.

  • Chris Mitcheson joined LCP as a graduate in 2003 and worked in LCP’s actuarial department before specialising in the development of LCP’s modelling tools – in particular LCP Visualise. He combines his personal passion for model development with his technical actuarial knowledge to provide innovative solutions and the best user experience for our clients.

  • Nathalie Sims joined LCP in 2015 as Client Development Director bringing new client accounts to the firm as well as working with existing clients, on corporate and trustee accounts across LCP.  She established and manages LCP’s Professional Trustee Program by introducing and connecting LCP clients with Professional Trustee firms and individuals for business and networking opportunities.

  • Mary Spencer is a qualified actuary in LCP’s investment department and a senior member of its equity research and asset transfer teams. Mary helps her clients identify their key objectives and the interactive nature of high level risks before making any investment decisions – she is a firm believer that taking a step back helps clients focus on what’s important when putting in place and monitoring long-term plans.