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Meet the team that work here

Tim Wright

Tim works within PwC’s Human Resource Services practice and is responsible for leading reward advice to global asset management clients. He has worked with PwC for fifteen years initially providing pensions advice to trustees and companies before moving into the area of reward and compensation.

For the past eight years Tim has worked exclusively with financial services organisations with significant focus on investment management. He has extensive experience of reward structures and compensation programmes for senior executives and investment managers covering design, implementation and communication. He has a detailed knowledge of market practice in the sector and a strong understanding of current trends and pressures.

Tim qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 2002 and holds a masters degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Warwick. He now uses the skills he has developed to incorporate a robust quantitative approach with a broad knowledge of market practice to produce financially robust, market competitive reward solutions for clients.

Richard Parkhouse

Richard is an experienced Human Resource practitioner with over thirty years HR experience in the healthcare, airline, distribution and financial sectors both in the UK and Middle East.

Richard was Global Head of Human Resources for Baring Asset Management, and a member of the main board. He previously held HR roles in New Japan Securities, Gulf Air, Booker plc and British Airways. In 1998 he established PRPi Consulting and this business was acquired by PwC in July 2012.

Richard, a graduate of The City University, London is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He was Leader of the Remuneration Special Interest Group for the Central London branch of the CIPD from 2002-4 and Visiting Lecturer in Reward at the University of Westminster Business School 2003-4.

He is a regular contributor to the Financial Times on reward issues and a speaker at international conferences.

Duncan Nicholls

Duncan works within PwC's Human Resource Services practice in London and provides reward advice to financial services organisations with significant focus on investment management. He has worked at PwC for six years, joining from KPMG.

Duncan has experience advising investment management firms on all aspects of remuneration including strategic alignment, risk management and financial regulation, incentive design, performance measurement and calibration, remuneration committee support, benchmarking and accounting.

Duncan is a qualified accountant and holds an MSc in International Business and a BEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. He now uses the skills he has developed to produce robust, reward solutions for clients.

Julia Nguyen

Julia works within PwC's Human Resource Services practice in London and provides reward advice to financial services organisations with significant focus on investment management. She has worked at PwC for four years, joining as an Assurance graduate.

Julia has experience advising investment management firms on all aspects of remuneration, but in particular she has a wealth of experience on advising on benchmarking, risk management and financial regulation and incentive design. Julia joined the Reward practice from Assurance, where she specialised in the investment management industry, working with a range of clients from FTSE100 to captive asset managers.

Julia is a qualified accountant and holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Warwick. She now uses the skills she has developed incorporate a robust quantitative approach to produce robust, reward solutions for clients.

Lauren Pasco

Lauren has a solid background in public relations and marketing. She began her career in the television industry, working in production with Viacom and MTV Networks and has spent the last two years developing her career in the marketing and public relations sectors. Just recently she completed a rigorous training program with GolinHarris, an award-winning PR firm located in Los Angeles, California. A member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Lauren holds a degree in Communication Studies, with an emphasis in Mass Communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Charles Humble

Charles is the CTO for PRPi Consulting Limited with overall responsibility for the development of all the custom software used within the company. He has worked in enterprise software for around 15 years as a developer, architect and development manager. He is co-founder of IT consultancy firm Conissaunce Limited, where he remains a director, and is lead Java editor for InfoQ.com, for whom he writes and peer reviews technical articles on Java and related programming topics.

Before founding Conissaunce, Charles worked for two and a half years as a consultant with Candle's Application Infrastructure and Management group where he was part of the team that successfully delivered Alliance and Leicester's internet banking solution. Prior to this, Charles spent four years as a manager within the HR IT team of a major global investment bank. He delivered a range of internet, Peoplesoft and BusinessObjects solutions as well as developing a number of tools for data collection during the annual compensation round and monthly headcount surveys.

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