Marcus steps up to Managing Partner

Barnett Waddingham has appointed its first Managing Partner to lead an ongoing programme of growth and development across the whole business – covering consultancy across risk, pensions, investment and insurance. Marcus Whitehead, Partner at Barnett Waddingham for 15 years, will take on this new role and drive the organisation into the next phase of success.

Marcus has been with the firm for over 15 years, joining Barnett Waddingham in 2002, and has held a series of senior positions in this time. Marcus, a qualified actuary, has been consulting for 30 years across a wide range of investment and pensions issues.

He said: “In this new role I will strive to ensure that Barnett Waddingham continues to add extra value across all that we do for our clients. We have a truly special culture at Barnett Waddingham, taking great pride in our approach of doing the right thing – we cherish this and believe it ensures the best possible service levels to our clients, going beyond their expectations. Our wide variety of clients each have their own challenges and risks, and we take great pride in helping each of them to solve and manage these complex challenges as a growing, dynamic and innovative organisation.”

Commenting on the appointment Nick Salter, Senior Partner at Barnett Waddingham, said: “Marcus has been a dynamic and dedicated Partner of the Firm for many years. His ongoing commitment to our continued success and development makes him a perfect fit for this new role to lead growth and ensure a joined up approach to opportunities across the business. He has excelled at Barnett Waddingham over the last decade, developing our Investment Consulting Practice into one of the top rated investment consultancies in the UK. I have great confidence in his ability to lead the continued evolution of our client services.”