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David Brown

Professional Pension Trustee

Pensions for Purpose

David has worked in the pension and financial services industry for over 35 years and has both UK and international experience. As well as being Director and Training Lead at Pensions For Purpose, David is an accredited professional pension Trustee. His Trustee appointments include schemes with FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 sponsors and with the Smart Pension Master Trust.

David has broad investment, risk management and operational experience across both defined benefit and defined contribution schemes. He has a particular interest in ESG and climate change, and hold the CFA certificate in ESG Investing as well as being a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute.
His prior experience includes senior management roles with Tesco, where David was UK and ROI Head of Pensions and Payroll Manager, professional service firms including Deloitte and KPMG and Fidelity Investments in the US.

Outside of work David is a keen runner and cyclist and can often be seen out on the hilly roads of the Yorkshire Dales enjoying the countryside. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, including coaching his son’s junior cricket team.

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