Local Pensions Partnership (LPP), a U.K. pension services organization, has appointed Tom Richardson as its new chief risk officer. He replaces Angela Smith, who was serving as interim chief risk officer.

Richardson will oversee all aspects of LPP’s financial, investment and operational risk management and be a member of both the main board and the LPP investments board.

Tom has worked in a variety of senior roles for Maple Financial Group, a privately held, global financial organisation, providing banking, securities and financial services to financial institutions, corporations and individuals throughout the world.