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Richard Weisz joins Capital Cranfield

by Neil McPherson, Managing Director

We are delighted to announce that Richard Weisz has joined our team of Professional Trustees. The text of our press release follows below.

Capital Cranfield is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Weisz as a Professional Trustee, the firm’s seventh appointment of 2020, taking its roster of Professional Trustees to 47.

Richard, a qualified actuary, joins having spent 19 years in the corporate consulting team at Deloitte. He brings broad experience of working together with sponsors and Trustees on pensions strategy and solving pension issues, including in situations of corporate activity and of significant business challenges.

Managing Director Neil McPherson said “As a result of COVID many businesses are facing some difficult business and pension issues, and having worked on the corporate side for a long time, Richard will bring an innate understanding of sponsor considerations to his trustee appointments. We are sure that his clients will find this experience invaluable and are pleased to welcome him to our team”.

Richard Weisz commented “I am delighted to be part of Capital Cranfield’s renowned team of Professional Trustees. The challenges facing pension schemes and their sponsors are often significant and complex, and I look forward to using my experience to assist Trustee Boards find pragmatic and innovative solutions for achieving the objectives of all stakeholders.“