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Event Date Wed Jul 7 EDT - Thu Jul 8 EDT (7 months ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

This event will examine some of the most topical debates in the DC and Master Trust space, including ESG, appropriate governance and regulatory regimes for schemes, how to protect members as well as addressing policy concerns relating to small pots and generation DC.

Finally, the event will also be an opportunity to hear from the PMI’s Master Trust Working Group, who will provide expert insight into current industry trends.

Topics of discussion:
• The role of target-date funds
• The positive power of pensions
• Value for money – the trustees’ conundrum
• Are all Master Trusts the same?
• How to be a DC ninja – top tips for DC trustees
• What is it like to work within a Master Trust compared to a DC scheme?
• How can members save more for retirement?
• Transfers to DC Master Trusts – trips and traps
• How technology and innovation can drive better retirement outcomes for members
• Protecting pension savers – five years on from the pension freedoms

Who should attend:
• Pension scheme managers
• Trustees
• Administrators
• Policy advisers
• Consultants
• Lawyers
• Corporate IFAs
• Investment managers
• Actuaries
• Communication professionals
• Scheme secretaries
• Financial directors
• HR representatives


2021 Speakers

Mark Hewitson
Head of Retirement Income Services, WEALTH at work

Helen Ball
Partner, Sackers

David Lunt
Head of Business Development, The People’s Pension

David Woollven
Senior National Implementation Manager, The People’s Pension

Shabna Islam
Head of DC Provider Relations, Hymans Robertson

Michael Ambery
Partner, Hymans Robertson

Nigel Aston
Defined Contribution Director, SEI

Gary Davies
Legal Director, DLA Piper

Anna Eagles
Director, LawDeb

Paul Lawrence
Managing Associate, Pension Funds, Linklaters LLP

Veronica Humble
Head of DC Investment Strategy, Legal & General Investment Management

Lesley Carline
Chair, PMI

Paul Bucksey
Managing Director, Smart Pension UK

Richard Birkin
Director and Head of DC Advisory, Isio

Dominic Byrne, CAIA
Lead Investment Strategist for EMEA Retirement Solutions, BlackRock

Vinitha Kaushik, CFA
Senior Investment Strategist in Retirement Solutions, BlackRock

Viraj Bhayani, CAIA
Relationship Manager, UK & Ireland DC Platforms and Retirement Solutions, BlackRock

Dominic Byrne, CAIA
Lead Investment Strategist for EMEA Retirement Solutions, BlackRock

Mark Baker
Pinsent Masons, Partner

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• BlackRock

• Hymsns Robertson
• The People's Pension
• Linklaters LLP
• Smart Pension UK

• PensionsAge

• WEALTH at work
• Sackers