Sally Minchella


What her colleagues say

“We are delighted to have Sally join the team. LawDeb is always looking to add depth and breadth to our team and Sally’s appointment does just that. Her client focused, pragmatic approach, combined with her technical pensions background and understanding of the different perspectives will stand her in good stead in leading on technically complex projects on trustee boards.”

Michael Chatterton, Managing Director, LawDeb Pension Trustees

Sally joined LawDeb from Willis Towers Watson where she was a Senior Director of the Retirement team, advising both companies and trustees in relation to schemes ranging from £15m to £2bn. These included agreeing valuations, developing long term funding strategies, scheme design projects, as well as being scheme actuary to several offshore arrangements. She was a key member of the team leading Willis Towers Watson’s approach to GMP equalisation and conversion across actuarial, data, and administration.

Sally is a qualified actuary with over 19 years' experience in the pensions industry. Particular areas of expertise include Funding; De-risking; Re-structuring; Offshore arrangements; Corporate Activity; GMP equalisation and conversion specialist; Inclusion and Diversity.

Notable successes

Following an extended period of discourse and disagreement between unions and a company regarding contentious closure of DB scheme affecting 000s of members, Sally led technical discussions with unions, with client feedback that her role was “fundamental to getting them over the line”.

Shortlisted for 'Most Inspiring Returner' at the Professional Pensions Women in Pensions awards 2018 and nominated as ‘Pensions Woman of the Year’ in 2019.

Sally holds the PMI Certificate in Pension Trusteeship and is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.