Neil McPherson joined Capital Cranfield in August 2014 as Managing Director and a member of the company's board. He is responsible for the firm’s commercial, operational and business development activities. McPherson has extensive commercial and fiduciary experience working with pension funds over a 30-year career. At Citigroup, he established Citigroup Asset Management's European Retirement Services business and was a trustee of the UK pension scheme, where he chaired the investment committee. At Standard Life, he set up Standard Life Investments' European client business and was Director of Group Relationship Management. McPherson acted as independent chairman of the Kosovo Pension Savings Trust for seven years from its inception and was a member of the Expert Group on Russian Pension Reform. He also acts as the Council Director for the Conference Board's European Pension Council, a pan-European group of multinational corporate pension funds. McPherson holds a degree in modern history from Oxford University.