Alastair Byrne joins Towers Watson

Towers Watson has appointed Alastair Byrne to its defined contribution (DC) investment team.

He has more than 15 years’ experience in the fund management industry, researching and consulting on pensions and investment.

He joins Towers Watson from Investit, where he was a principal, responsible for advising asset management firms on product development. He also spent 10 years in investment management at Aegon UK.

Other recent appointments at Towers Watson include Nico Aspinall as head of DC investment, Richard Sweetman as head of DC pension consulting, and Michael Varma as senior consultant.