Clive Gilchrist has over 40 years' experience of the pensions and investment industries and was, until 2010, Managing Director of BESTrustees plc since its inception in 1992. His early career was in stock-broking and investment management including ten years as Investment Manager/Director at the Post Office S.S.F./PosTel (now Hermes).
He was a Member of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (formerly the National Association of Pension Funds) Council and Investment Committee for many years including two years as Investment Chairman.
He has also chaired the Pension Committee of The Association of Corporate Trustees.
Clive has served on a number of City and industry bodies including the Takeover Panel, the Accounting Standards Board Financial Services Committee and the DTI Deregulation Task Force. He has been a non-executive director of a number of public companies and has also sat on the advisory board of a property unit trust and on the boards of a number of European bond funds.
Clive who is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK, speaks regularly at pension/investment conferences. He is frequently quoted in the pensions and business press and for some years wrote a regular guest column in ‘Pensions Week'.