Darren Masters
Darren Masters
Partner and Head of Covenant Consulting Group

Darren is a Partner and Head of Mercer’s Covenant Consulting Group, and established Mercer’s covenant business in 2006. He is a chartered accountant and former insolvency practitioner, and represents Mercer on the Employer Covenant Practitioners Association. Darren advises trustees and corporate sponsors on all aspects of employer covenant, providing analysis and strategic advice for input into triennial scheme funding discussions, corporate transactions and major scheme events.

He has developed a number of tools and processes that integrate covenant ratings into Mercer’s actuarial standards, providing a direct link between employer covenant strength, the setting of Technical Provisions, the establishment of affordable Recovery Plans, and establishing tolerance for investment risk.

Email: darren.masters@incisive-events.com