We are pleased to welcome senior investment professional, Mark Parry as Head of Manager Research, who has joined BW to bolster the continued development of our Investment Consulting team.

Mark joins BW as a Principal to head up our Manager Research team. Working closely with other experienced consultants, he will provide clients with the resources to choose the right vehicles to best navigate their unique investment strategies. As we further bolsters our capabilities in working with £multi-billion schemes, Mark’s expertise with working with large institutional investors will help support our research into increasingly complex areas of the investment market.

Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry having held numerous senior roles. Prior to taking a career break to raise his young family, Mark was previously a senior investment manager at Aberdeen Asset Management where he gained experience managing £6bn of multi-asset mandates and fund manager selection.

"The flexibility and autonomy available provides us with a platform to think freely and creatively, a principal which I value."
Mark Parry Principal and Head of Manager Research, Barnett Waddingham

Mark Parry, Principal and Head of Manager Research at BW, said: “BW think and behave in good conscious by always acting in the best interests of both its people and its clients. The flexibility and autonomy available provides us with a platform to think freely and creatively, a principal which I value.”

Rod Goodyer, Partner and Head of Investment Consulting at BW, said: “With his significant experience in the industry, Mark’s appointment will bring another layer to our continued development and growth of the manager research function. His ability to see through the jargon to ascertain the best, bespoke services for clients is parallel to BW’s philosophy of doing the right thing for each and every scheme.”

To support the increase in client demand BW will continue recruiting a significant number of talented people across all business areas and offices over the next 12 months. BW is looking to find the very best talent and expertise to further support its growth and ambition as it continues to thrive.

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