Trevor Cook

Founder and Managing Director

Trevor is the founder and Managing Director of Specialist Pension Services Ltd (SPS) and its conference organising division: SPS Conferences. In addition, he is a co-founding Executive Director of the European Pension Fund Investment Forum (EPFIF) and a Director of the Pension Investment Academy. In his position with SPS, the EPFIF and PIA, Trevor organises or oversees the programmes of about 75 UK and international events a year. These include the PIA seminars held in conjunction with CASS Business School in the City. Conferences and Seminars now cover every aspect of Pension Fund Administration and Investment Management for both DB and DC Pension Schemes. In 2019 Trevor organised and ran events from as far south as Cape Town in South Africa to as far north as Helsinki in Finland although the majority of events are held in the UK and The Netherlands. Trevor’s background is in pensions administration with both insurance companies and corporate pension schemes before starting Specialist Pension Services in November 1992. He organised the first SPS conference in 1993, with EPFIF Forums starting in 1994. Trevor took over and restarted the Pensions Investment Academy seminars in 2010. Trevor has a First-Class Honours Mathematics degree from the University of Newcastle and qualified many years ago as a a fellow of the Pensions Management Institute. He is involved with a number of charities including spending five years as Chair of the Hertfordshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre locating it into a brand new centre.

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February 10, 2022
SPS Climate Change Investment: Risks & Opportunities for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
March 24, 2022
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Conference
Radisson Royal Collection Copenhagen
April 7, 2022
SPS Secure Income & Infrastructure Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
May 10, 2022
SPS Investment Strategies for Pension Funds (DB & DC)
The Dilly, London
May 19, 2022
SPS Fiduciary Management & Investment Governance Solutions
The Dilly, London
June 9, 2022
SPS ESG & Impact Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
June 16, 2022
SPS Annual Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues
June 23, 2022
SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment & Stewardship
July 7, 2022
SPS Investment Solutions & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 1, 2022
SPS Optimising Value from Bond Investments for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 15, 2022
SPS Alternative & Sustainable Investment Solutions for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
September 28, 2022
SPS ESG & Impact Investing for Dutch Pension Funds
October 5, 2022
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
October 18, 2022
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’: ESG & Impact Investment
November 8, 2022
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
The Dilly, London
November 16, 2022
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds: ESG & Impact Investing
The Dilly, London
November 22, 2022
SPS Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds (DB & DC)
December 6, 2022
SPS Private Market Investors’ Annual Seminar
The Dilly, London