Annemarie van Bochove Allen CIPSA

Principal and Head of Benefits and Governance (Public Sector)

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Annemarie is a Principal and Senior Pensions Consultant with Barnett Waddingham, specialising in providing pension tax, benefits, administration, and governance consultancy services within the public sector. She advises pension boards and committees, administration teams, employers, and individual members on a wide range of connected matters. 

Annemarie has worked in the public sector pensions’ arena since the early 1980s, commencing her career with the Greater London Council, before working for the London Residuary Body prior to joining the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) at its inception. In her last role at the LPFA, she was Assistant Director Specialist Services, a Principal Officer and member of the Corporate Management Team. She joined Barnett Waddingham in March 2010.

Annemarie has the CIPFA certified qualification, Certificate in Payroll and Superannuation Administration (APSA) and the Institute of Directors’ Certificate in Company Direction. She represents the firm at the LGPS Pensions Technical Group and has a seat on the Investment, Governance and Engagement Committee of the LGPS Scheme Advisory Board.

Significant experience:

  • scheme governance
  • funding data and other issues affecting membership and employers and how these may be managed
  • resolving employer issues while meeting the needs of the Funds in which they participate
  • introduction of processes and systems to increase effective data flow and processing
  • reviewing and reporting on functions, processes  and systems for clients, in delivering pensions tax advice.

Other experience:

Annemarie is experienced in leading projects and for example in 2007/2008 led the project that saw the smooth and successful introduction of the New Look Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) at LPFA for both its own Fund and those of its clients.  Annemarie has led sector specific employer forums to address their specific issues.


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