UK- Aberdeen Asset Managers and the University of Edinburgh Business School have launched a series of educational seminars for the pensions industry.
With the panel's guidance and specialist experience, Aberdeen aims to examine topics that top the agenda for UK pension schemes.
Richard Dyson at Aberdeen, and chair of the Pensions Intelligence Advisory Panel, commented: "Today's pension scheme representatives need to evaluate and make informed decisions more quickly than ever before.
"Pensions Intelligence will provide some missing insight into technical issues and help banish the jargon that they constantly do battle with."
Alistair Byrne, a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Edinburgh said: "Pensions Intelligence has come at the right time for UK pension schemes who are facing a number of issues.
"Together with Aberdeen Asset Management, the University of Edinburgh and the senior industry figures on the advisory panel can ensure we help pension funds tackle those issues which truly top their agendas," Byrne said.
The first Pensions Intelligence seminar will be held in London on 9 September. Aberdeen will also run Pensions Intelligence seminars in Manchester and Edinburgh later this year.
If pension funds want to ensure topics currently high on their agenda are on the programme, they should email suggestions to [email protected], or to register for one of the upcoming sessions, visit www.aberdeen-asset.com.
The Pensions Intelligence advisory panel will consist of:
- Richard Dyson, Head of Pensions Intelligence, Aberdeen Asset Managers
- Peter Scales, AllenbridgeEPIC Investment Advisors
- Alistair Byrne, Edinburgh University Business School
- Iain Anderson, Cicero Consulting
- Fraser Low, The Pensions Regulator
- Robin Simmons, Sacker & Partners LLP
- John Gillies, Russell Investments
- Philip Robinson, Investit
- Hugh Wheelan, Responsible Investor
- Alex Beveridge, Global Pensions
- Karen Heath, Anthony Hodges Consulting
- Christine Daley, Caterpillar PR
- Rob Sanders, Aberdeen Asset Managers
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