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

Victoria Barron


Victoria Barron

Responsible Investment Analyst

Newton Investment Management

Victoria joined Newton in 2015 and is a responsible investment analyst within the responsible investment team. Victoria undertakes research and engagement on ESG issues with global companies, as well as voting and reporting to clients. She has previously sat on a number of investor-related advisory bodies including the 30% Club Investor Group, UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association Analyst Committee and the QCA Corporate Governance Expert Group. Today she sits on the Science Based Targets Financial Institution Expert Advisory Group (SBTI). Prior to joining Newton Victoria worked for Hermes Equity Ownership Services, the FTSE Group and CCLA Investment Management. She has an International Management BSc from Manchester University and an Environmental Technology MSc from Imperial College. She speaks Brazilian Portuguese.