Barnett Waddingham, the employee benefits and professional services consultancy, has appointed David Collington and Scott Binnie to its Glasgow office.
Collington joins from Capita Employee Benefits where he spent 14 years in various roles including head of operations (benefits strategy) and director (key accounts). He has experience in employee benefit strategy, online and flexible benefits, health and risk consultancy and wellbeing consultancy across companies of all sizes.
Binnie has over 20 years of experience in the industry, having previously held roles at Mercer in Edinburgh. He has experience in guiding clients through negotiations on pension scheme funding, liaising with the Pensions Regulator.
David Collington joins Barnett Waddingham from Capita Employee Benefits, where he spent 14 years in a number of leadership roles. Prior to this, he worked in a number of senior operational and consulting roles, helping clients with a range of specialist services. He graduated in 1999 from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, with a BSc in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics.
Collington, who will be head of benefits consultancy and associate at Barnett Waddingham, said: “At a time of significant growth, Barnett Waddingham values the individual needs of our growing client base and provides consultancy services with a purpose. We support clients with their benefits strategy and how they can meet the wellbeing needs of their people.”
Scott Binnie graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in mathematics and statics in 1999. In the same year, he started his career by joining Mercer, studying towards qualification as an actuary in 2003 followed by becoming a scheme actuary in 2007.
Barbara Fewkes, partner at Barnett Waddingham, said: “David and Scott join us as client and prospect demand increases across numerous areas of expertise in our Glasgow office and Scotland more generally. Their appointments give us the ability to continue to develop our services and offer additional resources to this growing client base.
“Both are exceptionally experienced in their fields and have a great rapport with those within the industry. David’s expertise will play an integral part in the delivery of consulting services such as wellbeing, group risk, healthcare and reward strategy.
“Scott joins our award winning Actuarial Consulting team with considerable experience and will play a leading role in our collaborative approach with all clients, advising on all aspects of running their DB scheme.”