Vicky Paramour

Director

What our clients say

Michel Abaza, Safran Group, Sole Trustee client

It is reassuring knowing that our legacy UK pension scheme is being well managed by LawDeb, through our appointed representative trustee Vicky, without causing a burden for us

Areas of expertise

Vicky is a pensions actuary by background and has over 15 years’ experience of advising trustees and corporate sponsors on pensions issues.

Examples of particular expertise include:

  • Funding – valuation negotiations and contingent funding arrangements
  • Re-structuring – including benefit change, closure to future accrual, buy-out, buy-in and wind-ups
  • Corporate activity – including business acquisition and disposal and negotiation of acceptable mitigation packages for pension schemes
  • Investment strategies – including hedging, liability management exercises, de-risking strategies centred around flight paths and the design of DC investment strategies
  • Insurance arrangements – including buy-ins, buy-outs, medical underwriting, captive insurance arrangements
  • Adviser selection – oversight of selection panels for investment managers, other advisers and service providers

Notable successes

  • Successfully negotiated funding and de-risking arrangements for a number of schemes utilising innovative solutions such as contingent funding arrangements where appropriate
  • Established risk management framework including use of liability driven investment strategy and other de-risking measures
  • Implemented buy-ins, including leading trustee board through the implementation of captive insurance arrangements to secure a buy-in
  • Led trustee boards through major corporate restructuring

Current appointments

  • Currently appointed to 9 schemes ranging in size from £50m to £10bn and including DB, DC, Hybrid and Sole Trustee roles

Vicky in the news

Pensions Expert - Switching to CPI: What should trustees consider?

Professional roles and qualifications

  • Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
  • Bsc (Hons) Mathematics 1st, Kings College London