Brian Henderson

brian henderson

Partner, Head of Consulting, Mercer

Brian is Partner and Director of Consulting at Mercer with primary focus on Defined Contribution Savings and Individual Wealth.

In addition to building the largest dedicated DC & Financial Wellness consulting team in the UK, Brian is also recognised in the industry as an expert in developing innovative and award winning Individual Wealth propositions. As a thought leader, he regularly speaks at conferences and is frequently quoted in the press. He is advisor to some of the largest and best known UK Pension Schemes and Employers.

Brian has over 25 years’ experience which also includes investment consulting together with performance measurement. Before joining Mercer in 2008, he was a Senior Investment Consultant within the Investment Practice of Hymans Robertson LLP. Prior to that, he was a director of The WM Company, the specialist performance measurement firm latterly owned by Deutsche Bank. 

Brian was formerly the Primary delegate, representing consultants globally on the CFA Institute Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) Council. He led the Financial Wellness team on behalf of the DWP Fuller Working Lives strategy group and chaired the Customer Engagement team for the Advisory Group to UK Government: Creating a Culture of Social Impact Investment and Savings.

Brian received a PhD from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh in 1990 and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) 

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