“DWA supports us by providing proactive advice and is not afraid to be innovative based on solid research and reasoning. The team has a strong grasp of the issues we face as both Trustees and IGC members and we value both DWA’s independence and experience.”

Paul Trickett | Chair of Legal and General Trustees Limited and Legal and General Independent Governance Committee 

“We conducted an open search for independent investment advice on our illiquid portfolio and selected DWA for their deep understanding of the private markets. Further they are the sort of people you would want as part of your in-house team and that is the way we work with them.”

Antony Barker | FIA, Director of Pensions, Santander UK plc

“Since its appointment in 2011, DWA has ensured an alignment of interests between the investment managers and associated parties. DWA have been an integral part of our long-term success strategy, helping to develop our business and bringing market-leading innovative ideas. We regard them as a trusted long-term partner that forms part of the overall BlueSky team.”

Paul Bannister | CEO, BlueSky 

“We went through a robust selection process and appointed DWA for its depth of experience in manager selection. Their focus is on providing an innovative, rigorous and pragmatic strategy and manager selection service to their clients and this is what we felt set them apart from other consultancies. Although we are early in the relationship we are very pleased with the level of service provided. The team have been extremely collaborative and responsive and able to deliver exactly what we need.”

Karen Watkin | CFA, Portfolio Manager, AB Global

“JPMAM have used DWA to better understand the UK DC market, master trusts in particular and found their insights and recommendations useful.”

Simon Chinnery | Managing Director, Head of UK Defined Contribution, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

We value DWA for its in-depth knowledge of the master trust market and its investment and governance requirements. We enjoy working with them as they are innovative and pragmatic.”

Richard Butcher | Managing Director, PTL