Richard Moody

Pension Trusteeship

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Grant Stanley, ITM Limited

Areas of expertise

Richard currently heads the trustee governance team providing scheme secretarial services, provider reviews, trustee effectiveness reviews etc. As well as working with the Law Debenture Trustee Directors to provide support for some of the 220 pension schemes for which Law Debenture provide Trusteeship services the team also provides standalone services to clients who do not currently have a relationship with Law Debenture.

He has over 32 years' experience in the pensions industry, both UK and internationally. He spent 20 years working in the third party administration industry and has then specialised in trustee governance services. His expertise covers a broad range of pension’s issues:

  • Providing permanent and temporary scheme secretarial services
  • Undertaking provider procurement reviews (e.g. actuarial, investment consultant and administrator etc.)
  • Carrying out Trustee Board effectiveness reviews
  • Project management for various one off tasks for trustee boards
  • Producing briefing papers on such issues as cyber security, GMP reconciliation processes etc.
  • Reviewing the third party administration provider sector

Notable successes

  • Providing temporary and permanent Scheme Secretarial services to various schemes over the last 13 years
  • Providing project management oversight to large scale projects such as production of the Royal Mail annual benefit statements
  • Carrying out Trustee Effectiveness and Governance reviews

Current appointments

  • Scheme secretary to a £1bn closed DB scheme
  • Scheme secretary to a £550m closed DB, open DC scheme
  • Temporary scheme secretary to a UK bank's offshore pension scheme (Channel Islands based)

Professional roles and qualifications

  • Associate of the Pensions Management Institute
  • Prince2 Project management qualified
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