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Event Date Tue Oct 12 EDT - Thu Oct 14 EDT (7 days ago)
Location Online
Region All

The PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition is the biggest pensions event in the UK – the only place where a £2 trillion industry that looks after the financial futures of everyone in the UK comes together to gain new perspectives, practical tools, preparation for the future and the opportunity to build new relationships.

Our programme covers the economic, political and social environment, current practical and technical challenges for pension funds, and key trends of the future for our industry. Booking opens in spring 2021.


2021 Speakers

Emily Andrews
Deputy Director of Evidence, Centre for Aging Better

Nigel Aston
Defined Contribution Director, SEI

Head of Infrastructure Debt, BNPP AM

Ian Baines
Head of Pensions, Nationwide Building Society

Iona Bain
Young Money Blog

Bruno Bamberger
Solutions Specialist, AXA Investment Managers

Armit Bhambra
Head of UK Corporate Pensions, BlackRock

Karen Bolan
Retirement Communication Director, Gallagher Employee Experience & Communication

Kate Boulden
Senior Policy Advisor: DC, Session chair, PLSA

Adrian Boulding
Director of Policy, NOW: Pensions

Michael Bushnell
Managing Director and Head of ESG, Lincoln Pensions

Richard Butcher
Managing Director, PTL, Session chair, Chair, PLSA

Rita Butler-Jones
Co-Head of DC, Legal & General Investment Management

Mark Carman
Business Development Director - Communications & Engagement, Aon

Andy Cheseldine
Chair, Small Pots Industry Coordination Group; Professional Trustee, Capital Cranfield, Session chair, Chair of Trustees, Smart Pension

John Chilman
Incoming Chair, PLSA Policy Board, Session chair, Chief Executive Officer, Railpen

Christopher Corfield
VP, Banks & Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Crown Agents Bank

Charles Cowling
Partner, Mercer

Joe Craig
Development Lead, Quietroom

Chris Curry
Principal, Pensions Dashboards Programme, MAPS, Director, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)

Joe Dabrowski
Deputy Director - Policy, Session chair, PLSA

Nicky Day
Insight Manager, Session chair, PLSA

Helen Dean
Chief Executive Officer, Nest

Gary DeMoss
Managing Director Consulting Development & Delivery, Invesco Global Consulting

Sir Andrew Dilnot
Warden, Nuffield College

Emma Douglas
Incoming Chair, PLSA

Mark Dunne
Editor, Session chair, Portfolio institutional

Carl Emmerson
Deputy Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Martin Fahy
Chief Executive Officer, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

Paul Goodwin
Key Account Director, Moneyhub

Chandra Gopinathan
Senior Investment Manager - Sustainable Ownership, RPMI Railpen

Tim Gosling
The People’s Pension

Penny Green
Trustee, Atlas Master Trust, Trustee Executive, BESTrustees

Julien Halfon
Head of Pension and Corporate Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Christian Hardy
Senior Partner, Mercer

Alyshia Harrington-Clark
Head of DC, Master Trusts and Lifetime Savings, PLSA

Susan Hoare
Partner and Scheme Actuary, Aon

Vanessa Hodge
Principal, Mercer

Catherine Howarth
Chief Executive, ShareAction

Benoit Hudon
Wealth Business Leader, Mercer

Neil Hugh
Head of CSI and Proposition, Standard Life

Hetty Hughes
Manager, Long Term Savings Policy, ​Association of British Insurers

Karen Hurst
Senior Policy Advisor: Investment & Stewardship, PLSA

Jonathan Jackaman
National Development Manager, TPT Retirement Solutions

Sarah Jones
Senior Principal, Gallagher Employee Experience & Communication

Jeremy Knox
Senior Investment Director, Private Equity, Schroders Capital

Helen Lamb
Membership Engagement Manager, Session chair, PLSA

Theo Langejan
Special Adviser to the Board, Pensioenfederatie

Katy Little
Parliamentary & Stakeholder Manager, Session chair, PLSA

Mitul Magudia
Head of Business Development, Pension Insurance Corporation

Tim Manuel
Head of Responsible Investment, Aon

Catherine May
Board Director, Session chair, PLSA

Professor Mariana Mazzucato
Economist and Author

Ralph McClelland
Partner, Sackers

Stephen McDonald
Senior Economist, Which?

Danny Meehan
Head of Workplace Savings, Cushon

Christophe Montcerisier
Head of Real Estate, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Julian Mund
Chief Executive, PLSA

Stuart Murphy
Co-Head of DC, Legal & General Investment Management

Laura Myers
Member, PLSA Policy Board, Head of DC, LCP

Tom Neale
Head of IRM, TPT Retirement Solutions

Morten Nilsson
Chief Executive Officer, BT Pension Scheme

Stephen O’Neill
Head of Private Markets, NEST

Guy Opperman MP
Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion

Aaron Overy
Head of Platform Solutions, AMX

Tess Page
Partner, Mercer

Phil Parkinson
Partner, Mercer

Vivek Paul
UK Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock Investment Institute

Nigel Peaple
Director of Policy & Advocacy, PLSA

Matthew Percival
People and Skills Policy Director, CBI

Lionel Pernias
Head of Fixed Income Investment Solutions, AXA Investment Managers

Jo Phillips
Director of Research and Innovation, Nest Insight

Rachel Pine
Head of Content - Events, Session chair, PLSA

Helen Prior
Client Director, Cardano

Sarah Pritchard
Executive Director, FCA

Jane Ralph
Head of Corporate Consulting Midlands, Barnett Waddingham

Anish Rav
Director of Pensions Policy & UK Market Lead, Capital

Pete Rennalls
Head of Transition Programme Management, Pension Insurance Corporation

Beth Rigby
Political Journalist and Broadcaster

Craig Rimmer
Policy Lead: Master Trusts, Session chair, PLSA

John Roe
Head of Multi-Asset Funds, Legal & General Investment Management

Simon Sarkar
Head of Research, Session chair, PLSA

David Saylor
Executive Director, Invesco

Pete Searle
Director of Private Pensions and Arm’s Length Bodies, Department for Work and Pensions

Sam Seaton
CEO, Moneyhub

Joanna Sharples
Chief Investment Officer, Aon DC Solutions

Rupert Sheldon
Head of Core REIM, Fiera Real Estate

Pat Sharman
Managing Director, CACEIS UK

Caroline Siarkiewicz
Chief Executive, MAPS

Daniela Silcock
Head of Policy Research, Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)

Jason Sinclair
Global Head of Pensions and Benefits, abrdn

Sarah Smart
Chair, TPR

Richard Smith
PLSA, Pensions Dashboards Consultant

Colin Stewart
Chair, Citi UK Pension Plans

Laura Stewart-Smith
Head of Workplace Savings and Retirement, Aviva

Stephen Timms MP
Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

Professor Ralf Toumi
Co-Director Grantham Institute - Climate Change and Environment, Imperial College

Nick Trinder
Relationship Manager, Phoenix Corporate Investment Services

Tiffany Tsang
Head of DB, LGPS and Investment, Session chair, PLSA

Philip Waller
Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Donna Walsh
Head of Proposition Deployment, Standard Life

James Walsh
Head of Membership Engagement, Session chair, PLSA

Keith Webster
Partner, CMS

Kevin Wesbroom
Professional Trustee, Capital Cranfield

Jess Williams
Head of CIS, Phoenix Corporate Investment Services

Paul Yates
Director, Deloitte

Carol Young
Board Director, PLSA, Session chair, Director, Reward & Employment, Natwest Group

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Investment Managers
• Barnett Waddingham
• BlackRock
• BNP Paribas Asset Management
• Caceis Investor Services
• Cardano
• Clear Path Analysis
• Crown Agents Bank
• Cushon
• Fiera Real Estate
• FN
• Gallagher
• Invesco
• J.P. Morgan Asset Management
• Mercer
• Nest
• Moneyhub Enterprise
• Phoenix Corporate Investment Services
• Pendragon
• Pension Insurance Corporation
• PensionsAge
• PI
• Sackers
• Savvy Investor
• Schroders Capital
• Standard Life
• TPT Retirement Solutions