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.

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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