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Continued growth for Barnett Waddingham with the appointment of experienced risk leader

Published by Nick Griggs on

Today, we welcome Dean Hughes, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, to lead a successful team of consultants, utilising practical risk-based expertise and business acumen with the quantitative analytical skills of our actuaries, resulting in a pragmatic approach to risk management that delivers real and measurable value to businesses
“Dean’s extensive knowledge and experience of working with global organisations will further enhance the enterprise risk services we offer our clients”
Nick Griggs, Partner

Dean was previously Global Head of Risk and Advisory at VinciWorks, an international tech, education and consulting company. Over the past decade, Dean has worked closely with over 50 executive teams, risk management teams and Boards at organisations across the globe, designing and implementing ERM frameworks; risk governance and reporting structures, introducing software to digitise risk processes; drive data-driven decision-making and grow a risk aware culture through training and workshops.

Dean Hughes, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, said; “We are in period of increased uncertainty and complexity where organisations need to take risk in order to grow. I am excited to be joining such a well-respected consultancy and I am looking forward to leveraging the highly skilled resources available to continually deliver real value to our clients.”

“Our goal is to integrate data within the risk conversation, not only for measuring risk but to provide compelling insights to inform decision making - be it through cost reduction, risk or revenue optimisation.”

Nick Griggs, Partner at Barnett Waddingham, said, “Dean’s appointment, alongside the existing analytical skills of our current actuaries, gives Barnett Waddingham the ability to deliver market leading risk management consultancy to our growing client base.

“Dean’s extensive knowledge and experience of working with global organisations will further enhance the enterprise risk services we offer our clients.”

About the authors

  • Nick Griggs

    Nick advises a range of UK businesses on DB pension issues including risk reduction exercises, scheme funding, pension benefit design and accounting disclosures. He also acts as Scheme Actuary to a number of clients.

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  • Dean Hughes

    Dean leads a successful team of risk consultants at Barnett Waddingham, blending his practical risk-based expertise and commercial acumen with the quantitative analytical skills of actuaries and data scientists, resulting in a pragmatic and accessible approach to risk management that delivers real and measurable value to businesses.

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