Tess is a Partner at Mercer and advises both DB and DC pension scheme clients. She sits on Mercer’s UK Wealth Leadership Team as People Leader. Tess is Chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) DC Committee and has held a number of roles on cross-industry groups. For example, she chaired the Institute of Actuaries’ working party on retirement savings products and currently sits on the ACA’s Climate Risk Group. Tess is assistant examiner on the Actuarial Risk exam and is a mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation.
She joined Mercer in 2011, having previously worked as an Investment Consultant at JLT (formerly HSBC Actuaries and Consultants). Prior to this, she worked for Watson Wyatt in their pensions practice.
During lockdown, she ran the World Cup of Chocolate Bars on Twitter, and has purchased a series of complicated jigsaws and painting kits, all of which remain untouched.