Hymans Robertson appoints Peter Summers as Client Director

08 June 2020 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Peter Summers, a Scotland-based Partner at Hymans Robertson, has been named the company's first Client Director for Third Party Administration.

The UK pensions and actuarial consulting market currently is worth around £2.5 billion; and with annual revenues of around £85 million, Hymans Robertson is one of the market's top ten players.

Appointed to the new role of Head of Clients for Third Party Administration is Peter Summers. With a focus on maintaining the highest possible standards of administration across every client the role, he will work to ensure that Trustees of Hymans Robertson clients can be confident in the quality of service their members will receive.

Peter Summers, Client Director at Hymans Robertson

Gary Evans, Head of Third Party Administration commented on the appointment, “At a time when many firms are stepping away from providing administration services we hope to stand out and deliver an exceptional service that evolves to meet the changing needs of Trustees and members.”

“Our team has grown by 40% over the last 14 months and we remain fully committed to investing both in people and technology to provide an outstanding service for our clients. Peter’s joining completes the recruitment of this outstanding leadership team.”

Already a Partner at the pensions and financial services consultancy, Summers has been with Hymans Robertson for 17 years. Prior to joining, he worked with Aon for 12 years. His most recent role was a Senior Consulting Actuary in the firm’s public sector pension business.

Summers said of his new role, “Pension scheme administration is a world of ever-increasing complexity which requires an efficient and effective technology driven service, while still managing to maintain the personal touch. I’m thrilled to start working more closely with our expert administration team who work tirelessly and impeccably to provide the best member service in every situation; a fact that has become even clearer in our current uncertainty as a result of Covid-19.”

Earlier this year, Hymans Robertson appointed Victoria Panormo as a Senior Defined Contribution Investment Consultant, and William Chan as the new Head of Defined Contribution (DC) Investment.