Trustee Learning Zone

Dedicated, interactive workshops for pension schemes trustees only.

Please note that pre-registration for these sessions is essential. Please indicate your wish to attend when booking your place at the event.

10:00 - 11:00

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Trustee learning zone session 1

Scenario thinking as an answer to fundamental uncertainty

Trustees make consequential decisions, daily, amidst fundamental uncertainty. However, many of the tools developed to help them have failed. Scenario thinking is a powerful tool when making decisions. By imagining future scenarios, we are better able to recognise the signals that those scenarios are unfolding and adapt.

Theo Kocken, Co-CEO, Cardano; Professor, Risk Management, VU University Amsterdam

Phil Redding, UK Head of Business Development, Cardano

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:30 - 12:30

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Understanding cost transparency for your pension fund

The pensions industry and the FCA are working together to develop a process to help trustees collect and report on costs, including transaction costs. This will help trustees assess value for money, meet regulatory obligations and compare offerings from providers. Which cost categories are often unreported and misunderstood?

Scott Foster, Product Specialist, Cost Transparency & Benchmarking, KAS BANK

Pat Sharman, UK Managing Director, KAS BANK

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch in the exhibition hall