UK - Jane Fryer has joined Apen Trustees as a director. Fryer began her career as a solicitor before moving to Abbey National where she became trust secretary to its occupational pension scheme.
Most recently she was a director of Law Debenture Pension Trust Corporation.
Aspen managing director John Hough said: “There has been much comment in the press over the role of independent trustees and the need for them to act in a responsible and professional way.”
This week's top stories included proposed draft regulations in a no-deal Brexit which would make scheme investments illegal, and Esther McVey's resignation as secretary of state.
There have been a total of 15 ministers responsible for pensions since 1997. Here is the list in full.
Pension Buzz respondents have disputed Lord Myners' arguments that asset owners, including pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business.