top of page



new panel images_speakers.jpg



Payam Kazemian

Client Director


Payam is an investment professional with over 12 years of experience in the pensions industry. He has worked with trustee boards, sponsors, pension consultants, and asset managers to design, structure, and implement pensions de-risking solutions for a wide range of defined benefit schemes up to £60 billion in size.

Throughout his career, he has worked collaboratively with trustees and sponsoring employers: first to understand their funding challenges, and then to design bespoke solutions, using Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) as well as asset-side focused strategies.

In addition, Payam has been involved with a broad range of projects including buy-in/buy-outs, yield-enhancement exercises, and scheme liquidity and collateral adequacy analyses.

Payam has worked directly with numerous trustee boards to deliver trustee teach-ins on a range of market-related and investment topics. His knowledge of how complex financial instruments are built and implemented – many of which he helped to design – enables him to communicate complicated concepts clearly.

His appreciation of the complex funding issues facing DB schemes, and in-depth knowledge of the investment solutions required, put him in a unique position to guide pension scheme trustees through the different challenges facing their schemes, and help them to assess the diverse range of solutions being brought to market.

Media Partners

Savvy Investor 2019.jpg
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds’ Annual Investment Conference
February 14, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Annual Nordic Investment Conference, Copenhagen
March 5, 2024
Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
SPS ESG Investment & Current Issues Conference
March 13, 2024
SPS Annual Investment Strategies Conference
April 16, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Swiss Institutional Investors' Conference
April 25, 2024
SPS Nordic Sustainable Investment Conference
May 7, 2024
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS Alternative and Real Asset Investments Conference
May 16, 2024
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 Optimising Value in Bond Investments Conference, London
September 5, 2024
SPS Dutch Investors' Annual Investment & Current Issues Conference
September 17, 2024
SPS Finland Investors' Summit
September 26. 2024
SPS Sustainable Investments & Climate Change Issues Conference
October 9, 2024
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds' ESG & Current Issues Conference
October 22, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 7, 2024
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
November 13, 2024
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS DC Pension Funds Update, London
December 10, 2024
bottom of page