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Paul Watson, Jon Millidge and Richard Hubbard join Capital Cranfield

by Neil McPherson, Managing Director

We are delighted to welcome Jon Millidge, Paul Watson and Richard Hibbard to our team of Professional Trustees. The full text of our press release follows.   

Capital Cranfield is pleased to announce the additions of Jon Millidge, Paul Watson and Richard Hubbard to its team of Professional Trustees in response to continued high demand for its services.

Midlands based Millidge has 16 years trustee experience. He joins from Royal Mail where he had responsibility for group pension policy and held a number of senior roles including Group HR Director. He was a leading light in the campaign for legislation for CDC pensions.

Watson is a qualified actuary with 20 years of investment consulting experience across both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution arrangements. Watson, who is based in Cheshire, joins after spending nine years as a partner at Mercer and has also worked for PwC and HSBC.

Hubbard joins from BP where he held senior corporate finance and investment roles. He chairs the pension committee of the Church of England Pension Board responsible for three very complex schemes with his trustee experience also including BP’s cross border scheme.

Managing Director Neil McPherson said “We are delighted to welcome Jon, Paul and Richard to Capital Cranfield. 2019 was another record year for the firm and their appointments reflect the strong demand for Capital Cranfield trustees across the UK. We are expecting to make further appointments as the year progresses”.