Independent Governance Group (IGG) has appointed new trustee director Nicole Mullock and associate director Aziz Jalil to its growing team.
Nicole Mullock joins the team as a trustee director with over 20 years of expertise in the pensions sector. She has held senior positions at GSK, Waters Corporation and Buck.
Mullock has led significant transformation initiatives, such as buy-ins, closure to accrual, and complicated de-mergers, in addition to overseeing governance and operational teams for a variety of international pensions and benefits.
Mullock will use her inclusive and collaborative attitude to forge connections with trustees and sponsors in her new position working with IGG clients.
Aziz Jalil, an associate director, has 25 years of expertise in the asset management, banking, insurance, and pension industries. Jalil is an expert in asset liability management (ALM) and investment management. He has previously worked at Credit Suisse, Mercer, Russell Investments, KPMG, Aviva, and Athora in executive roles.
Jalil will work with the IGG team of specialists to support the development of schemes and the achievement of their purposes, goals, and objectives while minimising and managing risks.
IGG trustee director Nicole Mullock says: “IGG leads the industry when it comes to professional trusteeship and governance services and I’m really excited to join such a talented group of individuals. At a time of significant change for pension schemes and the industry at large, I am looking forward to using my experience to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and scheme members.”
IGG associate director Aziz Jalil says: “I’m pleased to be joining IGG as it continues to expand out its governance and monitoring capabilities in the investment space, a critical component for any successful pension scheme. I’m looking forward to sharing the knowledge I’ve gained from years of experience in investment and ALM with the wider team, as well as working closely with clients, other trustees and advisers across a variety of investment, funding and other pension issues.”
IGG chief executive officer Andrew Bradshaw says: “IGG has gone from strength to strength this year, and I’m pleased to welcome Nicole and Aziz to the fold. We are committed to providing schemes with best-in-class trusteeship and governance services, and with their wealth and range of experience I’m confident that Aziz and Nicole will be an asset to the team.”