Executive Office

The Trustee has appointed a small team to assist in the management of the day to day administration of Scheme activities, and act as the contact point for the suppliers and advisers. The team is headed up by the CEO and CIO.


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Andy Smith

Chief Executive Officer; Appointed 3 December 2012. 

Andy joined IPS from Rothesay Life, where he was Chief Financial Officer, having also held that position at Paternoster before its acquisition by Rothesay Life. Before joining Paternoster in 2006, Andy worked in a number of roles in finance and marketing at the Prudential.

 
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THOMAS MERCIER

Chief Investment Officer; Appointed 1 November 2010.

Thomas joined IPS from Goldman Sachs International, where he spent more than ten years advising corporations and their pension schemes, designing European credit market strategies, and advising telecom and utility companies on debt financing and financial risk management.