Pitman, 23, joins London Wasps this season from Rotherham Titans and has expressed his excitement at moving to a club with huge traditions and fighting for a starting jersey.
Pitman is a destructive ball carrying number 8 who has represented Wales at U16, U18 and U20 level and has previous experience at the Ospreys and Glasgow, where he spent six months on loan.
Pitman also has New Zealand provincial experience, having previously had a spell with Taranaki. Rory describes his experience in New Zealand as the most memorable and inspirational time in his rugby career so far.
Pitman began playing rugby at Maesteg Welsh before moving to Llaanharri Welsh School and Tondu and Bridgend Athletic. He lists Sergio Parise and Tom Morgan as his inspirations in rugby.