Keith Aylwin joins Alpha FMC's Life & Pensions practice

03 February 2021 2 min. read
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Asset and wealth management consulting firm Alpha FMC has hired Keith Aylwin as a Director in its Pensions & Retail Investments practice. Aylwin arrives having spent the last five years of his career with Big Four firm EY.

With offices in London, Edinburgh, New York, Boston, Paris, Geneva, Zürich, Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Singapore, Alpha FMC has over 435 permanent employees globally, and provides perspective, strategy, and technical expertise to the world’s top asset and wealth managers. At the start of an important year for the pensions and retail industries, the global asset and wealth management consultancy has beefed up its presence on both fronts with the appointment of Keith Aylwin.

Aylwin said of his new challenge, “As in other parts of financial services, many in the life and pensions industry are looking for new ways to create value in a disrupted market. Transforming effectively is key to achieving the right outcomes for providers and their clients. I am looking forward to helping our clients with such projects during these challenging times and am hugely energised by the quality of Alpha’s people, life & pensions experience, and culture.”

Keith Aylwin joins Alpha FMC's Life & Pensions practiceA well-respected industry technology, operations and outsourcing expert, Aylwin commands 26 years of consulting experience. This included a two-year spell as Head of Solutions and Propositions, Insurance at Capgemini, and most recently five years with EY, where he led the Big Four firm’s Life & Pensions Technology Transformation practice.

Aylwin joins Alpha as a Director in the firm’s Pensions & Retail Investments leadership team, with a focus on technology and transformation. The continued expansion of the Pensions & Retail Investment practice reflects Alpha’s continued focus and ambition in this space. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Alpha has built a team of deep industry experts and now supports clients with growth, transformation and cost-efficient operation – working with many of the industry’s biggest and highest-profile organisations in the process.

Stuart McNulty, Alpha FMC Global Chief Client Officer & Head of UK Asset & Wealth Management, said, “We launched our Pensions & Retail Investment practice just over a year ago and we have been absolutely delighted with its growth to date. Keith has a fantastic reputation in the industry and brings a wealth of experience. Our expansion of the team reflects the growing demand from clients in this space, and I am excited to welcome Keith to the team.”

In a LinkedIn post announcing his departure from EY, Aylwin commented that “the time has come to move on,” before thanking “everyone at EY for the support over the past five and a half years.”

The post garnered more than 200 likes and comments from colleagues and well-wishers, including EY Associate Partner Ilias Argyriou, and EY Senior Consultant Rebecca Yepez Corsetti, who wished Aylwin all the best, adding, “it was a pleasure working with you.”