Pensions Expert article on diversity among trustees boards

Tuesday 23rd June 2015

In her article for Pensions Expert, Terry Saeedi, Partner and Head of the Gordons’ Pensions team, looks at the importance of increased diversity among pension scheme trustees.

Terry says “Diversity is now recognised by many fund managers as a business issue and an ingredient of improved, long-term corporate performance.

Employees are likely to value their employer’s pension arrangement and be more engaged if the trustee board reflects the scheme membership.

Given that the majority of trustees are selected by employers, strong leadership on company boards is needed, with a deliberate policy to appoint trustees drawn from a wider pool of candidates. ”

Click here to read the full article.