Malcolm McLean OBE

Senior Consultant

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Malcolm is Barnett Waddingham’s in-house ‘pensions expert’ and is one of the firm’s leading media spokespeople.

As the former Chief Executive of the Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS), Malcolm has an extensive and up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of the UK pensions industry.

Malcolm makes comment to the media on behalf of Barnett Waddingham frequently, covering a variety of retirement and pensions issues in the UK, and his views are often broadcast across a variety of the UK’s media outlets, from TV and radio, to the national and trade press.

Malcolm also speaks/presents at conferences, seminars and events across the pensions industry and beyond. An experienced broadcaster, Malcolm became well known to daytime television viewers as the “resident pensions expert” on BBC2’s Working Lunch, a position he held for over 9 years prior to the programme ending its run in July 2010.

Significant experience

  • TV and radio outlets both national and local
  • national newspaper editors and other senior financial journalists
  • trade magazines and other associated publications and websites
  • other pension bodies, NAPF, PMI, TPR, FCA, SPC, PMI et al.

Other expertise

Popular speaker/presenter at courses and conferences across the pensions industry and beyond.  Experienced broadcaster.


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