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Barnett Waddingham
0333 11 11 222

Alex Pocock FIA

Partner and Head of Investment Consulting

A founding member of the Investment Consulting practice, Alex leads the team at Barnett Waddingham as Head of Investment Consulting

He is responsible for overseeing the progression of the investment consulting team within Defined Contribution (DC) and Defined Benefits (DB).

Alex has experience leading some of the largest DC schemes in the UK, including several well-known, large master trusts and a number of standalone schemes. His experience incorporates scheme sizes from £1 million up to £3 billion and with membership well in excess of 3 million members.

In addition, Alex has a number of appointments to DB schemes, ranging in size up to £1 billion. This range of experience enables him to tailor solutions to schemes with varying governance needs and to share best practice across DC and DB clients.


Significant experience:

  • advising scheme managers/trustees on DC scheme design taking account of individual scheme circumstances/constraints
  • advising DC master trusts on strategy, scheme design and governance
  • investment strategy work including the design and implementation of de-risking frameworks
  • design and implementation of LDI strategies, including trigger-based implementation approaches, for large and small clients
  • advising schemes on the merit or otherwise of asset-backed contribution structures, including successful implementation in appropriate circumstances

Comment & Insight

Events

  • Jan 15 2019
    Investment Conference | Birmingham

    At our Investment Conferences we cover the most pressing investment issues for pension scheme trustees, employers and pension professionals.

    Location: The Belfry, Birmingham

  • Jan 24 2019
    Investment Conference | London

    At our Investment Conferences we cover the most pressing investment issues for pension scheme trustees, employers and pension professionals.

    Location: etc.venue 155 Bishopsgate, London

  • Jan 31 2019
    Investment Conference | Manchester

    At our Investment Conferences we cover the most pressing investment issues for pension scheme trustees, employers and pension professionals.

    Location: etc.venue, Manchester

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