Financial Reporting Council – John Stewart and Sir Brian Bender have been appointed to the board. Stewart is chairman of Legal & General Group and has held many senior roles in financial services in the UK, Europe and Australia. Bender is a former permanent secretary at the Department of Trade & Industry/Business Department and has held many other senior roles in UK government, including head of the European Secretariat at the Cabinet Office. He is currently chairman of the London Metal Exchange.Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) – Jack Inglis is to take over as chief executive at organisation on 1 February. He will replace Andrew Baker, who has served as chief executive since January 2009 and announced last year that he would be stepping down. Inglis was previously with Barclays, where he was a member of the Global Executive Committee for Prime Services. Before then, he was chief executive at Ferox Capital. He also spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was co-head of European Prime Brokerage.Sackers – The UK law firm for pension scheme trustees and sponsors has strengthened the finance and investment group with the appointment of Sebastian Reger, a senior derivatives lawyer, as an associate director. He joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he focused on structured finance transactions. Legal & General Investment Management, Mercer, Lord Hutton, Redington, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Financial Reporting Council, Alternative Investment Management Association, SackersLegal & General Investment Management – Emma Douglas has been appointed head of DC Solutions. She joins from Mercer, where she was head of Mercer Workplace Savings at partner level. Prior to Mercer, she worked at Threadneedle Investments, where she was head of DC pensions and institutional client relationships, and BlackRock, where she was head of DC Sales.Redington – Lord Hutton, former secretary of state for work and pensions, has joined the London investment consultancy as an adviser. He will be working with the firm’s consultants and ALM team to design defined contribution pensions solutions. He will also help grow RedStart, the firm’s charitable financial-education programme. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan – Iain Kennedy has joined the London office as a director in the Teachers’ Private Capital team, focused on making direct long-term equity investments in “high-quality, growing” companies. He previously spent 16 years at Duke Street, a UK mid-market private equity fund. Prior to Duke Street, he worked for Price Waterhouse and Gresham Private Equity.