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.


ESG & Sustainable Investments for Pension Funds

May 10, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London