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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.

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SPS Irish Pension Funds' Annual Investment & Current Issues Conference
June 12, 2024
The Westbury, Dublin
SPS Fiduciary, OCIO and Investment Governance for Pension Funds
July 11, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Fund & Institutional Investors’ Annual Conference
September 17, 2024
Rosarium, Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Summit, Helsinki
September 26. 2024
Hotel Kämp, Helsinki
SPS Sustainable Investments & Current Issues Conference
October 9, 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds' ESG & Current Issues Conference
October 22, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
November 13, 2024
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS DC Pension Funds Update
December 3. 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
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