Mark is a Partner with wide pensions law experience. He works closely with trustees and sponsoring companies on all aspects of scheme governance and administration, and on matters such as changes to benefits, scheme restructuring, trustee governance, complex investment arrangements and covenant and funding negotiations. Mark has developed particular expertise in the area of mastertrusts and in the field of pension scheme investment.
He is a key member of our Pensions Investment team, recently helping one scheme with over £4bn assets through various changes to its investment arrangements. This included adopting a range of pooled fund structures, segregated mandates and complex derivatives documents. Mark has a close interest in investment governance for defined benefit schemes, and has run well-received training sessions for trustees in this area. Mark is a regular press contributor on pensions issues and speaks at events run by various industry bodies. He is a committee member of the Pensions Management Institute's Trustee Group.