We want to let you know our policy re the Coronavirus and our forthcoming Meetings. Currently, we have postponed all events up to 22 June, events after this date are still planned to be going ahead. We are looking at potential dates for rescheduling our meetings and will be in touch with our members in due course.


The Pension Investment Academy is a division of Specialist Pension Services Ltd.

Registered Address: Northside House, Mount Pleasant, Barnet, Herts, EN4 9EE.

Office Address: Fulling Mill Barn, Fulling Mill Lane, Welwyn, Herts, AL6 9NP.

Registered in England & Wales No 2706061.

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

Sammy Cooper-Smith


Sammy Cooper-Smith

Co-Head of Business Development

Rothesay Life

Sammy is co-head of the Rothesay Life business development team. Sammy started his career at Prudential before leaving to join the buy-out start up Paternoster which was acquired by Rothesay Life in 2011. At Rothesay Life Sammy has played a lead role in transactions with the pension funds of Uniq, MNOPF, the Civil Aviation Authority amongst others as well as the reinsurance of the Prudential, Zurich Assurance and Scottish Equitable annuity portfolios.