SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

Baroness Ros Altmann

 

Baroness Ros Altmann is an award-winning expert on later life issues – particularly pensions and retirement policy, investment, savings, annuities and social care funding. She is an economist by training and worked in fund management in the City for many years. She has advised Governments, regulators, industry bodies, corporates, finance firms, trustees and consumer groups and was Minister of State for Pensions from 2015 to 2016. She now Chairs the pension fintech firm pensionsync and is an adviser to the Board of Huntswood Group and social enterprise business SalaryFinance. She has devoted much of her career to highlighting financial injustice, helping ordinary members of the public pro bono and explaining complex financial or economic issues for the layperson. She is highly regarded as a consumer champion. Ros was awarded a CBE for services to pensioners and pension provision and was Director-General of Saga Group, the over 50s specialists from 2010 to 2013 and was the UK Government’s Business Champion for Older Workers from 2014 to 2015. She was elevated to the House of Lords in 2015 when she became Pensions Minister. Ros started her career as an academic at University College London, London School of Economics and at Harvard University, researching and publishing on UK pension policy, occupational pensions and retirement. After this, Ros managed institutional investment portfolios for 15 years, including pension funds, insurance funds and mutual funds, as well as advising central banks and private client fund managers. She was Head of International Equities at Chase Manhattan’s International Investment Operation in London, and a Director at Rothschild Asset Management and at NatWest Investment Management. She then established herself as a consultant specializing in pensions, savings, retirement and investment-related issues both from a practical and policy perspective. She was a consultant to the UK Treasury for the Myners Review of Institutional Investment and worked on pensions policy with the Number 10 Policy Unit. She has more recently become involved in social care issues, working with Government, charities, industry groups and official review bodies.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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