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Anthony Ashton

Anthony joined Mercer as a Partner in September 2010. Previously, Anthony was a Partner and Head of Investment Practice for Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow since 1994. His most recent role was as Head of Global Client Development.

Prior to 1994, Anthony worked for Towers Perrin as a consultant in London, Italy and the US. He has over 25 years of investment experience.Anthony has a master's degree in mathematics from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom.In his former role, Anthony was a lead consultant for a number of large pension schemes, including a local newspaper company (AUM of c.700m) and an engineering company (AUM of c.1bn). In addition, Anthony provided corporate advice to a large confectionary manufacturer (c.2bn) and an accountancy firm (c.600m).

Anthony's key areas of focus are investment strategy and governance. His strengths lie in his ability to help groups make sound decisions which not only enhance the overall risk/return profile but which also reflect the practical limitations of the group in terms of understanding, implementation and ongoing oversight.

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