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

Guy Coughlan


Guy Coughlan

Chief Risk Officer


Guy Coughlan is the Chief Risk Officer at Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. He joined in January 2015 as a member of the executive team to head up the newly-created group risk function, with responsibility for solvency, funding, operational and investment risks. Guy’s career includes 17 years at J.P. Morgan where he was a Managing Director holding roles including Global Head of Longevity Solutions, Global Head of ALM Advisory, and Head of European Pension Advisory. In the mid-1990s he led the development of the world’s first general-purpose commercial value-at-risk system as part of the bank’s RiskMetrics team. He also spent three-and-a-half years on the management team of a US pension fiduciary management business


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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