The Pensions Investment Academy

The Pension Investment Academy (PIA) is a joint venture between Specialist Pension Services Limited (SPS) and Westminster Business School (WBS). The purpose of the PIA is to run lectures, debates and seminars at the cutting edge of pension fund thought. It is designed for pension scheme trustees and executives who already have a base level of knowledge.

All Seminars take place at WBS from 18.00 for 18.30 until 20.00 with a reception until 21.00.
For more information visit the website

The European Pension Fund Investment Forum

SPS Conferences' sister company is The European Pension Fund Investment Forum (EPFIF).

The European Pension Fund Investment Forum (EPFIF) is the leading investment forum in Europe for the exchange of information amongst pension fund managers, their advisors and other investment professionals. It provides an objective and rigorous forum for the discussion of new investment ideas and topics of current interest. The Forum currently comprises ten Divisions which meet regularly to discuss current relevant issues. 

Membership to any Division of the Forum is by invitation only and more information is available from:

For any enquiries on either the PIA or EPFIF, please contact Fred Jaffe

Associated Activities




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