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Event Date Mon Sep 28 BST - Fri Oct 2 BST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Sep 28 3:15am - Fri Oct 2 10:30am
Location Virtual Event
Region EMEA

Just a few months ago, defined benefit pensions schemes across the UK had a singular focus on the endgame, weighing up the choice between buyout, self-sufficiency and alternative derisking solutions amid general market calm. The world has since been turned on its head by a global pandemic, prompting the suspension of business operations and swelling DB deficits.

Where stakeholders in these sectors have their focus on the balance between short-term damage limitation and long-term security, others are unaffected and surging on, with the regulator now facing the tough task of supervising an industry exhibiting split personalities. As the world rebuilds, how can employers, trustees, advisors and regulators put UK DB on a sound footing for the future?

Join Pensions Expert and the FT for a full week of interactive webinars to navigate the tough new terrain in which DB schemes now operate. The week will feature exclusive sessions, ranging from a panel focused on putting endgame planning to the test, to an interview with FT’s Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo discussing frameworks for a more predictive journey. Day 5 will feature a keynote from the Pensions Regulator to help both employers and trustees stay one step ahead of future requirements in the sector.


2020 Speakers

Alison Stewart
Senior Professional Trustee, Dalriada

Angus Peters
Editor, Pensions Expert

Barry Fricke
Global Head of Product, Private Markets, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Claer Barrett
Editor, FT Money

Douglas Hogg
Senior Solutions Director, Pensions, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Fiona Frobischer
Head of Policy, The Pensions Regulator

Greg Barton
Head of Pension Strategy, National Grid

James Mullins
Partner & Head of Risk Transfer Solutions, Hymans Robertson

Kevin Wesbroom
Professional Trustee, Capital Cranfield

Mairead O’Dowd
Client Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Maria Espadinha
Deputy Editor, Pensions Expert

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors

• Aberdeen Standard Investment
• AXA Investment Managers