RPMI Railpen announces new Chief Operating Officer

RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has announced the appointment of Paul Nathan as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will be responsible for the operating model to support all investment activity at the £25 billion pension scheme.

Paul will oversee the management of the Middle Office, Business Change, Technology, and Finance functions and will join Railpen’s Investment Leadership Team. He will report to Julian Cripps, Railpen Managing Director.

Paul has 20 years’ experience in senior business roles and was COO at Old Mutual Global Investors at a time when they quadrupled their assets under management. Paul has also worked in COO roles for the Church Commissioners and the Saïd Business School.

Julian Cripps said: “Having someone of Paul’s experience will be invaluable to us as we continue to strengthen systems supporting our developing internal investment capabilities. Paul’s appointment shows that we are able to attract the very best talent from across the asset management industry.”

Paul Nathan added: “It’s great to have the opportunity to join Railpen during this exciting time as they bring more investments in-house. A robust operating model is essential to ensuring that Railpen continue to meet the Trustee’s mission to pay pensions, securely, affordably and sustainably.”

RPMI Railpen announces new Chief Operating Officer