Jo Holden  CIO, UK DB Business - Mercer


 Jo is Chief Investment Officer for Mercer’s UK advisory business and is part of their UK Leadership Team. She is a Partner and has been with Mercer for 17 years. In her role as CIO, Jo is responsible for the delivery of advice across their UK client base and for the continued growth of their business.  A large part of Jo’s role is to ensure that they channel their global intellectual capital through the lens of their UK clients so they can continue to take innovative, implementable ideas to the market.  Jo sits on their Global Policy Committee, ensuring that the priorities of their UK clients are covered by their global research effort and is also a member of their Asset Allocation Oversight Committee. Jo is also a senior investment consultant and works across several of their large defined benefit clients, both private and public sector.  A particular interest of Jo’s is asset pooling and consolidation and she was recently commissioned by the Scottish Government to provide research on collective investing. Jo represents Mercer on the Advisory Council of the Diversity Project, which aims to accelerate progress towards an inclusive culture in the investment and saving industry .



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