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Alan Baker



Alan currently represents LawDeb on eight pension scheme appointments with scheme assets ranging from £50m to multi-billion. Of these eight appointments, Alan is Chair of Trustees for four and works as a Co-Trustee for the remaining four.
He has extensive experience of investment strategy, risk management and de-risking. As a professional trustee, has been involved in 8 bulk annuity transactions, including (as Chair) the £4.8 billion buy-in of the Boots pension scheme covering all 53,000 members, making it the largest single transaction of its kind. He has also worked on two other £1bn+ transactions.
Alan was previously a member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees’ sub-committee that developed the code of practice for professional sole corporate trustees.
Alan joined LawDeb in May 2019 from Mercer where he was Head of DB Solutions Development and Chair of the DB Policy Group. He had been a Partner at Mercer since 2011 and was responsible for launching a number of new business lines including Mercer Dynamic De-risking Solution (in the fiduciary management space), Mercer Workplace Savings (for DC) and Mercer Smart DB (as a longevity hedging solution).

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SPS Irish Pension Funds' Annual Investment & Current Issues Conference
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The Westbury, Dublin
SPS Fiduciary, OCIO and Investment Governance for Pension Funds
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The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Fund & Institutional Investors’ Annual Conference
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SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Summit, Helsinki
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SPS Sustainable Investments & Current Issues Conference
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Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds' ESG & Current Issues Conference
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The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
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7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS DC Pension Funds Update
December 3. 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
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