Duff & Phelps appoints five Managing Directors in London

13 April 2020 Consultancy.uk

Duff & Phelps has promoted five new Managing Directors across its London operations. Dan Nolan, Kristina Isert, Paul Nash, Ioan Peters and William Rimington have been elevated, as the firm prepares for a new era of growth.

Amid the current Covid-19 lock-down, and the market slump which it has exacerbated, one of the few areas of business which seems to be booming is restructuring. Specialist consultancies such as Duff & Phelps are subsequently seeing a spike in demand for their insolvency-related services, something which means they seem to be one of the few lines of work currently recruiting and promoting talent. To that end, Duff & Phelps has announced it has promoted five colleagues in London to the Managing Director level. The move comes as part of 32 such promotions globally.

Mathias Schumacher, Duff & Phelps’ London City Leader, commented on the news, “We continue to invest in our talented team at Duff & Phelps in London. Our clients are increasingly seeking expert advice to help them navigate their complex challenges, and our new cohort of MDs in London and globally will form a valuable part of our future strategy and growth.”

Dan Nolan, Kristina Isert, Paul Nash, Ioan Peters and William Rmington

Dan Nolan has been names a Managing Director in Duff & Phelps’ valuation advisory services team in London. He has over eight years of experience in the secondary market for alternative investments, overseeing $2 billion in transactions in that time, with clients in Asia, Europe and the US. He specialises in secondary market transactions in illiquid limited partnership interests, across private equity funds, hedge funds, and real estate funds, working with both general and limited partners to create liquidity solutions.

Kristina Isert has also been named a Managing Director in the UK capital. Isert is now the Global Head of Sales in the Duff & Phelps’ compliance risk and diligence practice, assuming direct management for commercial strategy in North America and Europe. Looking forward, she will also play a major role in the coordination of business development efforts across service lines for key corporate clients, with a particular focus within EMEA. 

Paul Nash, also in London, will be Managing Director in governance, risk, investigations and disputes. Nash has over 20 years of experience in leading complex, cross-border government-focused corruption investigations in emerging and frontier markets and leading anti-corruption compliance reviews for a wide range of clients. He has worked across several industries with specific expertise helping clients operating in the life sciences, oil and gas, and mining sectors.

Ioan Peters, is part of the Duff & Phelps’ cyber risk practice, and commands over 20 years of experience in leading transformative information technology and security projects; having worked with the UK Government and a number of Global 500 organisations in that time. He also takes on the role of Managing Director in governance, risk, investigations and disputes.

William Rimington, also of the governance, risk, investigations and disputes team, becomes a Managing Director having accrued 20 years of experience in technology, risk and cyber security. A cyber risk expert, Rimington specialises in technical security testing, and has significant experience leading security reviews for organisations and communicating current cybersecurity issues to senior executive teams.

Isert, Nash, Peters and Rimington are all employees of Duff & Phelps’ subsidiary Kroll. In 2018, Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll from Corporate Risk Holding. Kroll is now a division of Duff & Phelps and remains the leading global provider of risk solutions.


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