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.



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