Liam Drysdale FFA

Associate and Senior Consulting Actuary

Liam supports the fund actuary in providing funding and valuation advice.

He works as a client relationship manager on various LGPS funds, which includes signing out individual employer funding and accounting advice, as well as other ad-hoc pieces of work required by these funds and their employers.


  • LGPS funds and their participating employers

Significant experience: 

  • Gives funding advice to LGPS funds and their participating employers.
  • Provides a high number of IAS19 and FRS102 accounting disclosures each year, including complex cases such as asset ceiling calculations, pass-through arrangements and allowing for bulk transfers.
  • Involved in developing task management and efficiencies both internally and externally.
  • Senior member of the LGPS valuation project board which is responsible for the valuation projects, most recently the 2022 valuation.
  • Works as a client account manager on funds and is the main point of contact for the ongoing work on these funds.

Other expertise: 

  • Worked on various bulk transfers, including negotiating terms and carrying out calculations.
  • Experience in dealing with longevity insurance swaps.
  • Training officers, committees, employers and local pension boards on funding issues and current issues relating to the LGPS.
"I am excited about my new role as associate in the Public Sector Team. I have worked in the team for nine years and have a great relationship with everyone in the team, which I feel will help in a new leadership role. I am looking forward to working with individuals more closely in performance and development reviews, to help them realise their full potential."
Liam Drysdale


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