SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES 

Huw Evans (Moderator)  Trustee Executive – UK Institutional Business – 
BESTrustees

Huw Evans represents BESTrustees as trustee to five defined benefit schemes and chairs two of these trustee bodies, one as sole trustee. He also deputises on two of BESTrustees’ largest clients. He holds the Pensions Management Institute’s Award in Pensions Trusteeship for both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pension schemes and is a member of the Association of Professional Pensions Trustees. Huw is also very active within the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) as a member of a number of senior boards and committees. Before joining BESTrustees, Huw enjoyed a 20 year career culminating in 7 years at Towers Watson where he was the Scheme Actuary to the EMI Group Pension Fund. His clients included the Royal Insurance scheme (which he advised on the longevity component of the ground-breaking synthetic annuity), Royal Mail Group Ltd, the Railways Pension Scheme, Southern Water and Kimberley Clark. Huw was a founder member of Towers Watson’s team of utilities specialists and was an active member of teams specialising in pension scheme valuations, mortality, European pensions and professional affairs. Prior to joining Towers Watson, Huw was part of the management team of a combined benefits consultancy & administration department within Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow. At this time he was the UK Account Manager for a telecoms multinational, a pharmaceuticals multinational, an IT outsourcing multinational and a FTSE100 property development company. He was also Scheme Actuary to 12 schemes ranging from the executive scheme of a paper products multinational to an industry-wide scheme. Huw is a former Regional Organiser for The Pensions Advisory Service in Surrey. 

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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