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I am co-CEO of Redington, we advise 10 of the top 25 pension funds in the UK and we are building Redington into a global force in the pensions industry. Our objective is to ensure the next generation can continue to be better off than the last.

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22nd of September, 2013

United We Conquer – We Survived the Yomp


Hugh EwartIt’s 1943. A young Hugh Ewart aged eighteen arrives by train at Spean Bridge. He is part of a band of recruits from across the armed services that have been selected to do the newly created Commando course on the Achnacarry Estate. On disembarking the train they are told they have to speed-march eight miles  up to Achnacarry Castle in under an hour. Failure to do so means being immediately returned to unit (RTU).

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12th of September, 2013

The power of a clear end in mind


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4th of September, 2013

Mission Complete – This year I am “Surviving the Yomp”


Thank You for caring and making a real difference. Twelve Months ago on Monday 3rd September 2012 I took the leap and took on the Descent the Shard. Why, to raise serious amounts of money for charity, and to push myself way outside of my comfort zone.

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31st of August, 2013

Why we need six honest serving men to solve the pensions challenge


Thanks to Rudyard Kipling’s six honest serving men we have a mindset, toolset and skill set to understand and solve the challenges that face our pension funds.

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27th of July, 2013

What lessons can be learnt from the Olympics? the importance of mindset, skill set and toolset


On Friday 27th July 2012 the London Olympics inspired the world. Athletes in Team GB, such as, Jessica Ennis, Mo Farrah, and Andy Murray demonstrated to the world the ability to win gold medals and achieve incredible goals. What is the common thread of high performance that these and all other olympic athletes demonstrate? Can we learn from them and apply them to solve the global pensions challenge? I have identified 3, the importance of mindset, skill set and toolset:

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22nd of July, 2013

VUCA – The Acronym of our Time


For those managing personal or institutional money, the world is becoming more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

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14th of July, 2013

Pensions – Two sets down, can we come back?


The enormity of Andy Murray’s win at Wimbledon last Sunday still hasn’t quite sunk in across our nation.

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11th of July, 2013

Staying Classy – Sharing Ideas and Repairing Pensions Deficits


Last week, we at Redington released an annual publication called Asset Class 2013. It was put together by Redington Head of IC David Bennett and his team of consultants, who deal with over £270 bn of assets and the people who run those assets, on a daily basis, helping them to repair deficits and improve member security through smart investment strategy.

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4th of July, 2013

Are you SMART? How pension funds can set the right kinds of goals.


Pension funds face an eternally difficult process of setting goals and then making sure they reach them. It doesn’t sound complicated, but it is.

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