LCP Consulting

LCP is a leading, owner managed pensions, investments and insurance consultancy in the UK and Ireland.

95 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 1DQ, United Kingdom

Insurance

We help our clients make good decisions based on insightful analysis, industry expertise, and game-changing technology.

Glass Door
Team Size 500+
Established 1947

We help our clients make good decisions based on insightful analysis, industry expertise, and game-changing technology.

LCP is a firm of financial, actuarial and business consultants, specialising in the areas of pensions, investment, general insurance and business analytics. We advise nearly one quarter of the FTSE250 and half of the FTSE100 firms. We are a team of over 650, split across our sites in Winchester and London.

We are a true partnership – both in our corporate structure and our relationships, and clients tell us we are an extension of their team. Because we are independent, we don’t have a stake in recommending any specific solutions, so clients can trust our advice implicitly.

Our biggest strength is our people. We are home to talented, well-recognised industry experts, and are committed to ensuring a bright and interesting future for all.

Our biggest strength is our people. We are home to talented, well-recognised industry experts, and we are committed to ensuring a bright and interesting future for all staff to join our ever-growing partnership.

We work with you to develop your personal and professional skills to help you build a successful career within the firm. We aim to recruit and develop the best people who enjoy the challenge of providing the highest quality service to our clients.

"I joined LCP as a graduate three and a half years ago after a summer internship here and the time has flown by! The range of work is interesting and varied, my colleagues encourage and motivate me and I can actively seek a new challenge every day. I couldn’t think of a better working environment to be in." -Jake, Pensions Actuarial (Winchester)

Founders & Leaders

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Aaron Punwani

Chief Executive Officer

Aaron is LCP’s Chief Executive Officer, with overall responsibility for defining and delivering the firm’s strategy, to meet the evolving needs of LCP’s clients and people as the firm continues to grow. He advises the trustees or corporate sponsors of some of the UK’s largest pension schemes. His work with trustees is focused on maximising the security of their members’ benefits, through the optimum combination of funding strategy, investment strategy and engagement with the sponsor. His work with companies is focused on lightening their pensions burden. He has particular expertise in: establishing effective and joined-up funding and investment strategies; the use of contingent assets; and pensioner buy-ins and buy-outs.

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Tom Porter

Strategy Director

Tom leads LCP’s Business Analytics department, providing analytics and technology solutions to help clients solve real world problems. His team supports organisations across a wide range of industries including energy, insurance, investment and employee benefits. He is the lead partner of LCP’s Energy Analytics practice, helping my clients analyse the risk and opportunities associated with power markets through my experience of providing advice to government, regulators and industry participants. He supports clients with regulatory change, asset valuation and market forecasting with a focus on UK & Irish power markets. He is also LCP’s Strategy Director, responsible for developing our services as client’s needs evolve and developing new areas to support our growth.

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Carla Lakey

Head of People

As Head of People, Carla's overall responsibility is making sure that support and development of the her people is at the heart of LCP’s business strategy. She oversees the development of programmes to both support this and attract the best talent. Her client work is focused on advising corporate sponsors. As both an actuary and chartered certified accountant she uses a blend of skills to help companies define and manage their pensions strategy. This includes managing benefit change and scheme design projects.

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Bob Scott

Senior Partner

By using the experience Bob has gained over more than 40 years working in pensions. He helps clients achieve their short-term and long-term objectives. His clients tell him that, by explaining complex issues clearly and with minimal use of jargon, he helps them make good, well-informed decisions. He has also acted as expert in litigation involving pensions matters including providing expert advice, writing expert reports and giving evidence in court as an expert witness. He is one of LCP’s spokespeople External appointments: Past Chairman of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (2016 - 2018) Member of the Actuarial Council of the FRC (2018 - present)

What LCP Consulting offer - Development
Take a look behind the scenes, here at LCP, where we help you kick-start your career through structured training and our development programme.

Values

  • Quality and innovation - We are committed to providing innovative but practical solutions tailored to our clients' needs.
  • Results-driven advice - Every solution is geared towards delivering maximum benefit. We invest significant time in gaining insight into our client's business strategy, operations and goals before providing advice.
  • Clear communication - Our advice is always clear and jargon-free.
  • Commitment and continuity to clients - We adopt a hands-on approach at LCP so that we can get to know our clients and build long-lasting relationships which work.
  • Industry focus and international expertise - We have industry experts with extensive experience in key sectors and we have specialists with the ability to help multinational clients make decisions across their network

Awards

  • Investment Consultant of the Year, Pensions Expert, 2019
  • 20 years of excellence in defined contribution, Pensions Expert, 2019
  • Actuarial Consultant of the Year, Pensions Expert, 2019
  • Award for Supporting Diversity, Professional Pensions Women in Pensions, 2018
  • UK Pensions Awards, Investment Consultancy of the Year, UK Pensions, 2018
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