NOW: Pensions appoints Chief Operating Officer and Director of Operations

Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions has appointed Neil Buckley as Chief Operating Officer and Neil Brady as Director of Operations based in NOW: Pensions’ Nottingham office.

Neil Buckley has more than 25 years’ financial services experience across pensions, general insurance, investment and banking and joins NOW: Pensions from Doha Bank where he was Head of Technology and Operations. He has also held senior roles at Pru Health, ING, Bankers Trust, Norwich Union and Merrill Lynch.

Neil Brady joins from Capita where he was Head of Pension Operations for the Teachers’ Pension. He has also held senior roles at Partnership and Barclays Bank.

NOW: Pensions opened its Nottingham office in November 2015 and has appointed 120 people in a wide range of roles including client support, operations, technical support, finance, IT, sales and administration and is continuing to expand.

Morten Nilsson, CEO of NOW: Pensions said: “As our business continues to grow, we are investing heavily, building our internal capabilities and strengthening our senior team in Nottingham. These appointments will support and strengthen both our operational activity and IT platforms.”

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“We were impressed with the simplicity of its scheme. The ease of implementation was also a big plus for us and has removed much of the administrative headache.” — Neil Tune, HR director at Fitness First
I am excited to be joining such a distinguished Board of Trustees, over-seeing a modern, transparent, cost efficient and high-performing pension fund. — Win Robbins, former Head of European Fixed Income Barclays Global Investors
I am backing NOW: Pensions, the ATP project, because I believe it will encourage transparency, low costs and decent returns for millions of British employees. — Nigel Waterson, former Shadow Pensions Minister
I firmly believe in NOW: Pensions' principle that everyone deserves the right to a better retirement. I look forward to being part of the team which aims to achieve this in the UK. — Win Robbins, former Head of European Fixed Income Barclays Global Investors
NOW: Pensions is supportive, easy for our employees to understand and uncomplicated in terms of its implementation. Its structured approach removes the complicated investment choices & makes auto-enrolment a straightforward and simple process. — Mark Manaton, Managing Director, Blue Arrow Group