Colin Richardson - Pensions and Benefits UK 2019

Colin Richardson

After joining PTL in 2014, Colin was appointed to the board of directors, following its MBO in 2017.

In his 25 year actuarial and advisory career, Colin has held senior positions in KPMG, Barnett Waddingham, JLT and Buck. As trustee for nine DB pension schemes and four DC pension schemes varying in size from £10 million to £1 billion, plus three DC Master Trusts, an Independent Governance Committee and as former Chair of the PTL Governance Advisory Arrangement assessing 14 smaller pension providers, Colin offers an enviable breadth and depth of experience.

Named Professional Trustee of the Year at the Pensions Insight DC Awards in 2017, Colin remains at the centre trustee and governance sector having been elected to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) DB Council in 2016, he also sits on The Pensions Regulator's Working Group formulating new standards for professional trustees.

A Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries since 1993, he holds the PMI Trustee Certificate, has been an examiner for the PMI DC Governance Certificate, a former chair of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA) Investment Committee and a former member of the ACA Local Government Committee and PLSA Yorkshire Committee.