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.

SPS Virtual: ESG & Impact Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

May 11, 2021

SPS Virtual: Fiduciary Management & Pension Fund Governance Issues

May 20, 2021

SPS Virtual European Pensions Investment, Post-Covid

June 3, 2021

SPS Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 8, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Optimising Value in Bonds for Pension Funds

September 2, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Alternative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 16, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Sustainable Assets & ESG Investing for Dutch Pension Funds

September 29, 2021

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

October 6, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’: ESG, Impact & Sustainable Investing

October 19, 2021


SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Local Authority Pension Funds’ Sustainable Investment Strategies

November 18, 2021

The Dilly, London

SPS Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 24, 2021

Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Manchester

SPS Private Market Investors’ Annual Seminar

December 7, 2021

The Dilly, London

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Given the continuing situation with Coronavirus/Covid-19, we have taken the decision to run some of our conferences virtually. Our updated conference calendar gives the dates of those events and the events we are currently planning to hold physically.

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