Shelley Ismail

30
Jul

David Weeks stands down as Co-Chair of the AMNT

David Weeks has decided tostand downfrom his position as Co-Chair of the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) following adiagnosis of cancer. His resignation as Co-Chair will become effective after the next AMNT Committee meeting on August 16, 2021. He will remain a member of the AMNT committee until the AGM in 2022. David joined the AMNT in 2012 and

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30
Mar

Industry praises WPC for laying bare ‘colossal scale’ of pension scam challenge

To read the full article, click here

24
Mar

Private Markets, Infrastructure and Venture Capital in the Post-Covid Era: The Pensions Perspective

by David Weeks, AMNT & M. Nicolas J. Firzli, World Pensions Council Click here to read the full working paper

28
Jan

AMNT Article Features

The AMNT has featured in numerous publications at the end of 2020, click the links below to read the full articles: https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2020/10/07/call-for-pension-wise-to-operate-advice-service/ https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2020/10/12/advisers-sceptical-about-pension-wise-advice-proposals/ https://www.professionalpensions.com/sponsored/4017842/amnt-david-weeks-discusses-trustees-hunger-knowledge-risking https://www.professionalpensions.com/feature/4021107/amnt-celebrates-punching-weight https://www.professionalpensions.com/news/4024874/amnt-calls-positive-action-order-recruit-member-nominated-trustees https://www.pensionsage.com/pa/AMNT-endorses-TPR-and-Govt-for-proactive-apporach.php https://www.pensionsage.com/pa/Covid-19-has-ot-made-much-impact-on-most-MNTs-pension-scheme-risks.php https://www.pensionsage.com/pa/DWP-confirms-pension-scheme-bill-still-priority-despite-Covid-19-delays.php https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b54228 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b52725 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b51890 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b56277 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b56277 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b54870 https://secure.mallowstreet.com/article/b53458 https://www.wired-gov.net/wg/news.nsf/articles/Minister+for+Pensions+Guy+Oppermans+speech+on+a+new+direction+for+trustee+stewardship+02122020164300?open

15
Dec

AMNT mention in Sackers publication re DWP working group

https://www.sackers.com/publication/7-days-7-december-2020/#link5
15
Dec

AMNT: “Asset owners should take charge of ESG voting”

Read now: https://www.portfolio-institutional.co.uk/opinion/power-must-shift-from-fund-managers-to-pension-funds-this-current-situation-is-untenable/

11
Dec

AMNT Member Survey sheds light on the effect of the current pandemic but raises a concern for the future

11th December 2020 The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) has undertaken a survey of its members to coincide with its 10th anniversary. The member survey was conducted in conjunction with XPS, the largest pure pensions’ consultancy in the UK. Thesurvey investigated: AMNT members in particular; member nominated trusteeship in general; the impact of the current pandemic; and environmental, social

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1
Dec

“A huge step forward”. AMNT welcomes establishment of the Taskforce on Pension Scheme Voting Implementation and Simon Howard as its Chair.

Janice Turner, Co-chair of the Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT), has warmly welcomed the announcement by Guy Opperman, Minister for Pensions and Inclusion, that a Taskforce will be established to investigate the barriers preventing client voting policies from being implemented by fund managers in pooled funds. This was the main recommendation in AMNT’s recent published report[1] Bringing Shareholder Voting into

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22
Oct

‘10 years of progress in a turbulent world’ – The Association of Member Nominated Trustees celebrates its 10th anniversary

Opperman praises its “vital and independent voice in pensions governance” The Association of Member Nominated Trustees (AMNT) celebrated its 10th anniversary in September 2020. As the only pensions’ trade association that represents primarily individual pension scheme members rather than provider interests, it has grown to a membership of around 800 individual trustees, representing pension schemes with assets under management of over

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28
Sep

Pension Freedoms

Written by Stephen Fallowell, Committee member, for Pensions Age (September edition) The idea of ‘Personal Freedom’ has a long history and continues to engage Philosophers, Politicians and me and you. The present imposition by Government of social distancing and wearing face masks can be considered an attack on our ‘Personal Freedom’ though I, like the majority of people, accept this

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