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Nick Spencer


Gordian Advice

Nick is a sustainable investment strategist. He founded of Gordian Advice which helps UK Pension Funds integrate responsible investment into their investment strategies and portfolios. Gordian Advice currently works with a range of corporate DB, LGPS and DC clients who are responsible for £100 bn in assets.

Nick is Chair of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Sustainability Board and co-chair of the IFoA's climate-related risks taskforce. He recently co-authored a paper on "Climate scenario analysis - An illustration of potential long-term economic & financial market impacts", wrote the DCIF Good Citizen’s Guide to ESG , "Why we fiduciaries are failing younger members”, and "Are there alligators in your economic models?". Nick is a founding member of Actuaries for Transformational Change, and co-authored their third bulletin “Uncertainty and Judgement”.

Nick is a passionate believer on the importance of values & culture and an advocate for aligning the asset management industry with a broader societal purpose. He was Co-chair of Russell Investments’ EMEA Diversity & Inclusion committee & is an Ambassador for the Diversity Project.

Media Partners

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February 10, 2022
SPS Climate Change Investment: Risks & Opportunities for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
March 24, 2022
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Conference
Radisson Royal Collection Copenhagen
April 7, 2022
SPS Secure Income & Infrastructure Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
May 10, 2022
SPS Investment Strategies for Pension Funds (DB & DC)
The Dilly, London
May 19, 2022
SPS Fiduciary Management & Investment Governance Solutions
The Dilly, London
June 9, 2022
SPS ESG & Impact Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
June 23, 2022
SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment & Stewardship
June 16, 2022
SPS Annual Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues
July 7, 2022
SPS Investment Solutions & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 1, 2022
SPS Optimising Value from Bond Investments for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 15, 2022
SPS Alternative & Sustainable Investment Solutions for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 28, 2022
SPS ESG & Impact Investing for Dutch Pension Funds
October 5, 2022
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
October 18, 2022
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’: ESG & Impact Investment
November 8, 2022
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
November 16, 2022
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds: ESG & Impact Investing
The Dilly, London
November 22, 2022
SPS Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds (DB & DC)
December 6, 2022
SPS Private Market Investors’ Annual Seminar
The Dilly, London