James Walsh

James Walsh

Policy Lead: Engagement, EU and Regulation, PLSA

James is Policy Lead: Engagement, EU and Regulation at the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association. He leads the Association’s policy work on ensuring people have the information they need about retirement saving and also has responsibility for the PLSA’s overview of pensions regulation.

James also leads on EU issues, including the UK’s exit from the EU and preparation for the new EU workplace pensions Directive.

Prior to joining what was then the NAPF in 2009, James was Public Policy Manager for ASDA Stores Ltd and Head of Public Affairs at the Institute of Directors.

Earlier in his career he held a series of positions in the Conservative Research Department, serving as Head of Economic Section and then as Deputy Director. He has worked with political leaders in Namibia, Sri Lanka and Belarus.

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