Fred is an Executive Director of Specialist Pension Services Ltd and its subsidiary SPS Conferences, as well as Co-founder and Executive Director of SPS’ sister company, The European Pension Fund Investment Forum. Fred has worked in the fields of investment, corporate finance, private equity, law and government. His career started in Washington, first with the US Congress as a Senior Legislative Aide and then with the US Government’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as Trial Counsel. Fred then moved to New York first with Standard & Poor’s as Vice President Corporate Finance (Bond analyst) and then with Jefferies & Co. (an investment banking firm) as Senior Vice President, International Business Development. He transferred to the Jefferies’ London office and subsequently worked as an advisor to several private equity firms.