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

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