Our Speakers


Pension Investment Academy Seminars are renowned for the high quality of their speakers. The following pension fund industry experts are due to speak at a PIA seminar in the future. 

If you would like to be considered as a future speaker please click here

Jeff Rowney


Jeff Rowney

Head of Funding Strategy


Jeffrey Rowney is Head of Funding Strategy at USS, which provides actuarial support to the board and executive. He reports into the Chief Risk Officer and is a member of the Pensions Operating Committee. Jeffrey is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has over 35 years’ experience in advising trustees, companies and investors on pensions and related matters. Prior to joining USS in December 2013, Jeffrey was a partner at PwC. During his 23 years at PwC his clients included trustees, large multinational and PE houses. Prior to PwC Jeffrey spent 10 years at Unilever as part of the Central Pension Team overseeing Unilever’s pension arrangement in over 70 countries. Jeff has a BSc (Hons) degree in mathematics.


We want to let you know our policy re the Coronavirus and our forthcoming Meetings. Until it is possible to hold physical events, we are temporarily holding all our seminars as Virtual Forum Seminars.

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