Rory Murphy Chairman of the Board - MNOPF

Rory is former Trade Union General Secretary with over 30 years’ experience across the public and private sectors in both the UK and Ireland and Europe. He has worked predominately in the Finance and Health sectors but also in Chemicals, Textiles, Engineering, Drinks and Not-for-Profit. On leaving what was then Amicus (now Unite) Rory worked in HR Outsourcing and in interim roles as European HR Director (Italy, Germany, France and The Netherlands) for a satellite company and Sales & Marketing Director for an EAP provider. Rory has a unique blend of skills on both the management and employee sides, is a seasoned and experienced negotiator and brings a clear and logical approach to his clients. He currently co-ordinates the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund Employers’ Group, which consists of some 90 participating employers and is an Employer Nominated Trustee of the scheme which has assets of some £3.5 billion.  Rory is currently the Chairman of the multi-employer Merchant Navy Officer Pension Scheme (MNOPF) and a trustee of the Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Scheme (MNRPF). Both have complex governance structures and far reaching consequences for the participating employers. As well as the usual role of a scheme chairman and trustee, Rory has current, direct and relevant experience of Longevity Hedging, Board Governance, Introduction of a DC option to a DB scheme and Advisor review and appointments.



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