Barnett Waddingham appoints senior consultant to boost already strong DC investment offering

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  • Sonia Kataora

    Sonia Kataora

    Partner and Head of DC Investment

  • Reena Tanna

    Reena Tanna

    Principal and Senior Investment Consultant

  • We are pleased to announce the appointment of Reena Tanna as Senior Investment Consultant, to support the already strong DC investment team provide invaluable advice to clients. 

    Reena Tanna joins Barnett Waddingham to advise defined contribution (DC) schemes on all aspects of their investments, including strategy design, manager selection, risk management and implementation. Her role will include providing investment advice to a range of DC clients including trust based pension schemes and master trusts.

    Previously at Aon, for 13 years, Reena led investment advice on defined benefit and defined contribution schemes ranging in size from £25m to £3bn. She worked with a diverse range of clients and always ensured that her advice took account of the clients’ individual circumstances and investment beliefs.

    "Reena’s approach to breaking down complex issues will be vital in helping schemes to understand their current position, objectives and how to meet these goals."
    Sonia Kataora Partner, Barnett Waddingham

    Reena Tanna, Associate at Barnett Waddingham, said: “I have worked in the pensions industry for 17 years, for the most part leading investment advice for both defined benefit and defined contribution Schemes. My approach has always been to focus on breaking down complex issues to ensure clients are able to make well informed decisions. This coupled with ensuring excellent client delivery is what I believe makes a strong partnership. 

    “I am thrilled to be joining Barnett Waddingham’s award winning team of consultants whose independence and free thinking attitude allows us to deliver innovative investment advice to clients.“

    Sonia Kataora, Partner and Head of DC Investment at Barnett Waddingham, said: “Reena joins us at a time of significant uncertainty for trustees, and her length of service in the financial services industry is an invaluable asset to us and our clients who are facing difficult decisions or circumstances. It is also a time of opportunity for evolution and for taking meaningful action focussed on maximising member outcomes and climate-related goals. 

    “Reena’s approach to breaking down complex issues will be vital in helping schemes to understand their current position, objectives and how to meet these goals. With Reena’s vast expertise, we are very confident she will help deliver the high level of service that our clients are used to and provide them with the crucial advice they need to navigate their investment approach.”

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