SPS Conferences is advised by a Committee of pension fund representatives.

The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to help the Executive improve the quality of SPS conferences and to make them as relevant as possible for pension fund managers and trustees.


Neil Mason

Head of Pensions

Surrey County Council

Neil leads the c£5b Surrey Pension Fund, with over 100,000 members and closing in on 300 employers.
Surrey is part of the Border to Coast asset pool, nearly qualifying as the “Coast”.
The Surrey Fund has been acknowledged for excellence in sustainable investing, risk management and governance in recent years and continues to strive for new ways to innovate and collaborate.
Neil is a member of the PLSA Policy Board, an independent member of the Local Pension Board at his old stamping ground, the London Borough of Hounslow, he also chairs the London pension officers group and is a member of the national LGPS technical group.
He is the father of twin 18 year old boys who are studying A levels (in “hard subjects” as they are fond of saying when comparing to their Dad’s degree in history); lockdown has been interesting!

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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