Investment Solutions

The Investment Solutions team at Hanover Search Group works across areas such as pension and investment consulting, banking and asset management, fiduciary management and other aspects of the wider pensions and investment risk market.


We have over 20 years’ experience in Executive search throughout the sector, and have introduced many direct entry Partners to the big 4 accountancy practices. Our Investment Solutions team has completed marquee hires in the industry including DC and LDI leaders, Heads of Client Strategy and senior solution-focused personnel. Additionally, we have an enviable track record in the corporate and trustee pension arena and with large pension fund clients.


The emergence of exciting challenges in risk management and asset consulting has also seen our team create new talent clusters for those clients working in pension fund management.



Alistair is a Senior Partner and the lead on the Pensions and Investment team. He began a career in Financial Services before moving on to focus on actuarial recruitment 19 years ago. Alistair manages all the teams’ search activities across areas including, but not limited to, Consulting, Fiduciary, In-House, Asset Management and Banking solutions. He is also responsible for some of the Hanover Search Group’s largest multi-disciplinary client relationships.

Rob Bulpitt

Rob is a Managing Partner at Hanover Search Group where he covers senior assignments across the Insurance and Asset Management markets. His experience has been extensive where he has worked on mid to senior level appointments both on retained search and contingency basis across Non-Life, Life, Pensions and Investment markets. During his career he has built a successful network of contacts and completed assignments in the UK, Europe, US and APAC region. Prior to joining Hanover Rob had established and managed two other actuarial practices.

Linda Dale

Linda joins Hanover Search Group with over 19 years of experience in asset management, wealth management, financial technology and general technology executive search. She has extensive organisational consulting experience and has completed senior mandates in the areas of executive leadership, investments, sales, marketing, distribution, product management and infrastructure. Linda adds capability and expertise to our extensive global financial services and technology practises where she has a track record of innovative leadership and deep industry expertise in both global asset management and technology. Prior to HSG, Linda has held several senior level positions with global and boutique executive search firms.

Stuart Paterson

Stuart is a Managing Partner at Hanover Search Group and leads the Private Equity and Venture Capital Search practice. He brings with him a great deal of experience within recruitment and has been very successful placing people at all levels up to and including Partner / C – Suite. During his career, he has built an impressive network and is very relationship driven. Stuart has been successful in delivering mandates with specific diversity and inclusion criteria and champions the positive effects that it can have on a search process and the culture within his clients.

Recently completed mandates

Head of Client Strategy
Large Asset Manager
Head of DC
Major Asset Manager
Partner Investment Solutions
Head of Investment Consulting
Big 4
Head of Solutions
Mid tier Consultancy
Head of Investment Affairs