Brunel Pension Partnership appoints new head of private markets

Brunel Pension Partnership appoints new head of private markets

Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Richard Fanshawe as head of private markets.

Arriving from Derbyshire Pension Fund on 1 February, Fanshawe brings 11 years of experience to the role at the £28 billion asset pool for 10 local government pensions scheme (LGPS) in Southwest England.

Dawn Turner, CEO of Brunel, commented: “Competition was robust, but Richard was the unanimous choice.”

“Richard brought us the ideal mix of technical experience, with 11 years of experience across a broad range of different assets classes, including eight years as a fund and portfolio manager focused on direct equities, private equity, infrastructure and credit strategies.”

Mark Mansley, chief investment officer at Brunel, added: “We are very pleased to be able to bring Richard to Brunel to lead our private markets team. With an excellent knowledge of private equity and infrastructure, and an excellent understanding of the LGPS, we are sure our private markets programme will be in great hands.”

Fanshawe (pictured) said: “I am delighted to be joining Brunel Pension Partnership at this exciting point in the company’s development. From the outset I was highly impressed with the clarity of purpose, strength of investment belief and quality of the team. I look to helping all of Brunel’s clients achieve their ambitions in private markets.”

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