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Meet the team

 

Richard Cooper - Senior Partner, Head of Momentum ISC

Richard has overall responsibility for Momentum ISC and focuses on advising a number of multi-billion pound UK pension schemes on all aspects of investment policy and generating intellectual capital. Prior to establishing Momentum ISC, Richard was a Senior Partner at Mercer.

Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has worked in the industry for 25 years, first at Clay & Partners and then as a Senior Partner at Mercer for 20 years before joining Momentum in 2014.

 

Reena Thakkar - Managing Partner

Reena Thakkar is a Managing Parnter and oversees the day-to-day running of the Momentum consulting team. She has worked in the industry for over 20 years and is responsible for providing advice to institutional investors across the full investment consulting spectrum, including investment strategy, liability hedging, dynamic de-risking, asset allocation, manager selection & monitoring and implementation. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Momentum Global Investment Management.

Prior to joining Momentum, Reena worked at both Willis Towers Watson and Mercer. Reena holds a Masters degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.

 

Peter Hall - Partner

Peter is responsible for providing advice (directly or as lead support) to institutional investors across the full investment consulting spectrum. He also has responsibilities for business development, manager research and generating intellectual capital. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has worked in the industry for 13 years, first at Old Mutual and then at Mercer before joining Momentum in 2014.

 

Raj Goswami - Partner

Raj is responsible for providing advice (directly or as lead support) to institutional investors across the full investment consulting spectrum. He also has responsibilities for business development, manager research and generating intellectual capital. He has worked in the industry for 18 years, first at Aon Hewitt and then at Mercer for 10 years before joining Momentum in 2015.

Raj is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternatives Investment Analyst.

 

Jonathan Adamson - Analyst

Jonathan is an analyst within the Momentum Consulting team, having joined in 2017.  Jonathan graduated from the University of Bath in 2017 with a First Class degree in Economics, which included a 12 month work placement with Momentum Global Investment Management.

 

Fraser Price - Analyst

Fraser is an analyst within the Momentum Consulting team and joined in 2017. Fraser graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Finance and from the University of York in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

 

Simon Moss - Analyst

Simon is an analyst within the Momentum Consulting team, having joined the team in 2021. Simon joined the industry in 2017 and previously worked as an analyst for a Green Infrastructure business.  Simon graduated from the University of Manchester in 2014 with a Master’s degree in Physics.

 

Margaret Miles - Operations Manager

Margaret Miles is the Operations Manager within the Momentum Consulting team and joined in 2015.  Prior to joining Momentum worked for Mercer for 14 years.

 

Anna Jouneau - Analyst

Anna is an analyst within the Momentum Consulting team, having joined in 2021.  Anna graduated from the University of Bath in 2021 with a degree in Economics and Politics, which included a 12 month work placement in the asset management industry.

 

Henry Bowser - Investment Analyst

Henry is an Investment Analyst within the Momentum Consulting team, having joined in 2020.  Henry graduated from the University of Bath in 2020 with a First Class degree in Economics, which included a 12 month work placement at Invesco Asset Management. In the consulting team, Henry also specialises in ESG and is the team’s lead ESG Research Analyst.

 

Gabriel Haynes - Analyst

Gabriel is an analyst within the Momentum Consulting team, having joined in 2021. Gabriel is a 2020 Graduate of Durham University with a Bachelors degree in Engineering. Gabriel is the most recent addition to the team and gleaned his financial insight through independent study.