Welcome To PIA (Pension Investment Academy)

The Pension Investment Academy (PIA) runs seminars, debates and lectures that are at the cutting edge of pension fund thought at a leading London business school. It is designed for pension scheme trustees and executives who already have a base level of knowledge. 


Who Should Attend Events

Trustees and Pension Executives can attend without charge but only by personal invitation. To obtain a personal invitation we invite Trustees and Pension Executives to contact Clair Janaway at clair@thepia.org.


Investment Managers, Consultants and other service providers who would like to know more about the PIA or sponsor the PIA should contact Fred Jaffe fj@thepia.org. These sponsors will have the exclusive rights to attend PIA events along with the other categories mentioned above.

The Next PIA Event Is:

Buy-in, Buy-out, Consolidation - What’s Driving Trustee Decisions and What Options are really Available

May 25, 2022


Bayes Business School, London


New Timings: from 08.45 to 10.15, light breakfast followed by tea/coffee

Delegate Fee:

Free to Trustees and Pension Executives


•    Just what options are available for schemes and trustees as they consider long term journey plans and de-risking?
•    How effective are they today given the current economic and investment environment?
•    Consider buy in, buy outs and consolidation and look at the attraction or otherwise of each approach given current economic and investment environment?
•    What legal and practical issues including data management need to be overcome?
•    Are there any additional challenges for smaller schemes?
•    What is an effective investment strategy for your chosen approach?
•    Can holding illiquid assets be a help or hindrance on your chosen journey plan?

Key Speakers confirmed so far:

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Guy Coughlan

Valuation Programme Executive, Universities Superannuation Scheme

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Ian Cormican

Partner, Sacker & Partners LLP

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Richard Wellard

Hymans Robertson LLP

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