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Dave King joins Aries Insight

26 August 2016

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Aries Insight has announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of a pensions technical consultant.

Aries provides tools for pension managers, trustees, advisors, and administrators to handle the complex regulatory environment for pensions in the UK.

It combines knowledge of pensions with systems engineering to meet the needs of pensions professionals.

Dave King will join the company from Mercer, where he spent 20 years in a technical advisory role.

Before that he was a technical support consultant with The Pensions Trust and he is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

He said: "Having been a long-term user of Aries in my previous roles, I have always benefitted from the simplification of legislation and technical expertise they provide.

"So the opportunity to work with them to help Aries members was too good to miss, at a time when the industry is swamped by changing legislation and requires expert support more than ever."

Ian Neale, director at Aries, welcomed Mercer to his team: "With an ever-changing landscape and new legislation around each corner, there is a greater demand in the industry for up to date technical knowledge and information.

"As an energetic and experienced technical pensions man, Dave's abilities will enhance the service provided by Aries in many ways - from researching and drafting materials on new legislation, to answering members' queries and providing on-site training - Dave will be a key player for us in ensuring our continuing success."

The Aries Pensions System is the foundation of the pensions technical support service now used by more than 100 organisations throughout the industry: consultants, administrators, life offices, pension funds and specialist providers.

First published 25.08.2016

Lindsay.sharman@wilmingtonplc.com