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Duncan Willsher

Trustee Director

2020 Trustees

As a professional trustee at 20-20 Trustees, Duncan combines his investment background with his passion for improving governance, translating complexity in to simple explanations and driving better outcomes through innovation, efficiency and pragmatism. Recognising the benefit of a thriving and healthy sponsor in order to secure great member outcomes, Duncan never loses sight of the need to work collaboratively with all stakeholders. Duncan sits on 7 Trustee Boards including sole Trustee and Chair appointments. Before joining 20-20 Trustees, Duncan spent 14 years in senior investment consultancy positions at Willis Towers Watson. There he built a wealth of experience as lead adviser to a number of large institutional investors, advising DB and DC pension scheme Trustees, companies, multinationals, and charities. His clients ranged in size from £25m to £5bn, and his advice therefore spanned the breadth of simple, cost effective implementation to complex and innovative solutions. Additionally, Duncan led a global team of experienced professionals to help investors improve their governance and operational efficiency, as well as managing asset safety and negotiating costs out of investment portfolios. Of particular note, Duncan has helped trustee boards and companies structure robust fiduciary management mandates, develop more robust risk and governance frameworks with practical and realised benefits, implemented complex funding solutions such as asset-backed contributions, and navigated schemes through scheme mergers, buy-ins / buy-outs, defining end game strategies and implementing downside protection strategies. Duncan has also worked to drive better member communications, integrate ESG in portfolios in practical ways, and believes strongly in the benefits of Trustee Board diversity

Media Partners

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SPS Optimising Value from Bond Investments for Pension Funds
September 1, 2022
The View, London
SPS Alternative & Sustainable Investment Solutions for Pension Funds
September 15, 2022
London
SPS Impact & Sustainable Investing for Dutch institutional investors
September 28, 2022
Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment for Pension Funds
October 5, 2022
The Dilly, London
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’: ESG & Impact Investment
October 18, 2022
7A Strandvagen, Stockholm
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 8, 2022
The Dilly, London
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds: Sustainable Investment & other Structural Themes
November 16, 2022
Events@No6, London
SPS Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds (DB & DC)
November 22, 2022
Manchester
SPS Private Market Investors’ Annual Seminar
December 6, 2022
The Dilly, London
SPS Annual Bonds: Investment & Risk Management Strategies
January 12, 2023
London
SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment: Current Issues Update
February 9, 2023
London
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference
March 9, 2023
Copenhagen
SPS 30th Anniversary Investment Symposium: The Next 30 Years!
March 16/17, 2023
Oxfordshire
SPS Sustainable Asset Strategies for Pension Funds
April 19, 2023
London
SPS Fiduciary Management, OCIO & Pension Fund Governance Issues
May 9, 2023
London
SPS Secured Income & Infrastructure Investing
May 18, 2023
London
SPS Investment Strategies & Risk Management
June 8, 2023
London
SPS Annual Irish Pension Investment & Current Issues
June 8, 2023
Dublin
SPS Investment Solutions & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Schemes
July 12, 2023
London
SPS Optimising Investment in Bonds & Alternative Credit
September 7, 2023
London
SPS Net Zero and other Climate Investment Issues
September 20, 2023
London
SPS Dutch Pension Fund Sustainable Issues Annual Conference
September 26, 2023
Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference
October 5, 2023
Stockholm
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Other Real Assets Investment
October 19, 2023
London
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 9, 2023
London
SPS Private Market Investors' Annual Seminar
December 7, 2023
London