Morgan Stanley today announced the appointment of Neville McKay as a Managing Director and Head of the European Pensions Group.
Mr. McKay, aged 49, joins after 16 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he held a variety of senior roles in London and New York. Most recently, he served as a Partner in PWC's pensions business with responsibility for advising European companies and trustees on all of their pension issues.
In his new role, Mr. McKay will lead a team of professionals in the U.K. and Europe with responsibility for advising clients on issues such as managing and reducing pension deficits, as well as complex pension-related issues in M&A situations. He will be based in London and report to Jakob Horder, Head of Capital Markets for European Financial Institutions.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Horder said: "Neville brings many years of pension industry experience and in particular a unique skillset in terms of advising companies on broader strategic issues related to their pensions plans. His appointment is a further sign of Morgan Stanley's commitment to helping clients realize creative, long-term solutions to their pension issues at a time of profound change in the industry."
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Education: University of Durham, BA Mathematics - 1979
2002-Current: Partner, Pensions Advisory, PWC, London
1996-2002: Partner, Human Resources, PWC, London & New York
1994-1996: Partner, Pensions Advisory, PWC, London
1990-1994: Pension Consultant with a focus on M&A, PWC, London
1987-1990: Pension Consultant, The Mercers Company, London
1982-1987: Marketing Actuary, Sanlam / Southern Life, South Africa
1979-1982: Actuary, Government Actuary's Department