LifeSight Investment Committee
The Investment Committee (“the Committee”) is appointed by the Board of Willis Human Capital & Benefits Ireland Limited (“the Board”) to assist the Board in fulfilling its investment responsibilities for the investment strategies created by Willis Human Capital & Benefits Ireland Limited (“the Company”) for corporate clients and in formulating investment views. The Committee is an integral part of the Company’s ongoing decision making process and governance framework.
Sustainability in our investment advice
As part of LifeSight’s purpose to provide a complete retirement solution, we have an objective to create clarity and confidence today for a more sustainable tomorrow.
Our commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is multifaceted and one that continues to evolve with our company.
Read our approach to Environmental, Social and Governance issues in investment here.
Read our Sustainability Risk Policy here.
Legal and General Investment Management (“LGIM”) are the investment managers of the LifeSight funds. Here is a link to LGIM’s website page on Responsible investing.
Here is a link to our remuneration policy.
Head of DC Consulting & Solutions in Ireland
Maria leads the Defined Contribution Consultant team in Dublin and has overall responsibility for delivery to our clients and the acquisition of new DC pension business. Maria has worked with Willis Towers Watson for over 20 years and over that time has had client management responsibilities across some of our largest clients. Maria holds a Bachelor of Actuarial and Financial Studies (Hons.) degree conferred by University College Dublin and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland.
Head of Investments – Ireland
Joseph has 30 years’ experience as an adviser to pension funds and other institutional investors. Joe is head of the Investments business of Willis Towers Watson in Ireland. Joe is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland and holds a B.A. (Mod) degree in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin,
Head of Risk & Compliance
Paul helps our businesses meet their regulatory obligation by designing and implementing effective compliance plans. An experienced Risk & Compliance professional with over 15 years in the Financial Services Industry Multi-jurisdictional experience in UK, United States and Ireland. Paul is a Solicitor (UK) and holds an LLM in International Business & Trade law from the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, BCL in Law & German from University College Cork, CAMs - Certified Anti Money-Laundering specialist & FINRA Compliance Diploma.
Linda is a Senior Investment Consultant. She specialises in advising DC Trustees and Corporates on DC scheme design and structure, investment strategy, investment manager / provider selection, implementation of investment changes and management of asset transitions. She acts as lead Investment Consultant on a number of DC pension schemes. Linda has 16 years’ experience in the pensions and investment industry with Willis Towers Watson. She is a member of the Society of Actuaries’ Finance and Investment Committee.
Linda holds a first class honours degree in Actuarial and Financial Studies from University College Dublin. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland and a Qualified Financial Advisor. She is a gold medal winner in the LIA QFA exams and winner of the MyIBA Life Educational Achievement Award.
Director and Senior Defined Contribution Consultant,
John is a Director and Senior Consultant in our DC Practice with over 25 years’ experience in both Irish and international pension and not-for-profit schemes. John leads the delivery of retirement services for many of our largest advisory clients. A key area of focus of John’s is to ensure that schemes benefit from our knowledge of best practice, latest trends and ideas as they emerge in the global DC marketplace. John has worked closely with some of the largest schemes in the country focussing on fund selection, default fund construction and tailoring, DC member engagement and communication programmes.
John holds a John holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from University College Dublin and is a Qualified Financial Adviser.