Tom is a pensions partner and advises providers, employers and trustees in relation to workplace pensions and associated benefits. Tom is a specialist in DC pension arrangements and advises on product development and distribution, governance requirements and duties in the context of an evolving legislative landscape. He advised on auto-enrolment implementation (and associated DC issues) in relation to five of the UK's biggest retailers and other employers and scheme/service providers. Tom also has a wealth of experience of risk and liability management in DB pension arrangements, particularly complex funding/security arrangements, restructurings and corporate transactions.
Tom is a member of the ILAG Workplace Benefits Committee and a founder member of the PMI Committee responsible for the industry examination in auto-enrolment. He is a regular speaker at industry events and is the author of a chapter on governance in Lord Hutton's and Redington's report entitled "Age of Responsibility".