RiskFirst announces two new senior hires – both Vice Presidents – Simon Robinson who joins from Towers Watson and Johanna Garner who previously worked for Goldman Sachs.

Johanna Garner has joined RiskFirst as a Vice President in their Professional Services area where she will be responsible for onboarding assets for new clients adopting RiskFirst’s web-based risk management platform PFaroe. Garner has a strong track-record in banking, most recently at Goldman Sachs where she was an Executive Director.

RiskFirst has also recruited Simon Robinson FIA as a Vice President in their Client Solutions team where he will be helping RiskFirst’s clients to manage their pension risk and evaluate de-risking options. Robinson joins from Towers Watson where he has worked for the last five years, most recently as a Senior Investment Consultant delivering investment strategy advice to a number of large pension scheme clients.

Benjamin Reid, CEO of RiskFirst Analytics comments “Having set ourselves the challenge of transforming the way risk is measured and managed in the DB pensions industry, we are now seeing a rapid adoption of the methodologies we have introduced and have an aggressive recruitment plan to support our growing client base. Johanna and Simon are both great additions to our team with strong track records in their fields.”