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Meet the team

 

Richard Cooper, Head of Investment Consulting

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, Director & Senior Investment Consultant

Reena Thakkar is a Senior Investment Consultant 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, Senior Investment Consultant

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, Senior Investment Consultant

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.