Marcus Morton and Albert Maass join Duff & Phelps in London

05 December 2019 2 min. read
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Marcus Morton and Albert Maass, both senior professionals with over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, have joined Duff & Phelps in London.

Maass brings three decades of risk and investment management experience working for financial institutions in the UK, Americas and Asia. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, a consulting firm with over 3,400 professionals in 20+ countries, Maass was a managing director at Edelscourt, a London-based financial services consultancy specialising in risk management for asset and wealth managers. 

Before that, he worked for Shinsei Bank in Japan as head of alternative investments and risk capital allocation, and for Aflac in the US and Japan as advisor to the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer.

As a managing director in Duff & Phelps’ Financial Instruments and Technology (FIT) unit, an arm within the Valuations Advisory Services practice, Maass will focus on helping institutional investors and asset managers with better controlling, diversifying and mitigating their risk. 

Marcus Morton and Albert Maass join Duff & Phelps in London

Also named a managing director, Morton will work in the firm’s Valuations Services team. He will focus on the financial services sector, and leverage his 25 years of experience in investment banking with significant expertise in valuation opinions, operating models, risk management, cost transparency, control frameworks and compliance. 

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps Morton worked at accounting and consulting giant KPMGand prior to that he worked at several investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, Nomura, J.P. Morgan and Barclays.

Commenting on the additions, Michael Weaver, London-based Managing Director and Head of Valuation Advisory EMEA at Duff & Phelps, said: “We’re delighted to have Marcus and Albert join our team of valuation experts in the United Kingdom.” 

In recent weeks, Duff & Phelps also hired Andrew Probert (working in the Transactions practice), Jacco Brouwer (Debt Advisory wing) and Paul Martin (Transactions practice).