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Adrian Boulding

In addition to acting as Chair of Pension Quality Mark, Adrian holds a portfolio of positions across the pensions marketplace :

    •Policy Strategy Director at the savings industry association TISA
    •Policy Director at NOW:Pensions, a large master-trust catering for employers of all size going through automatic enrolment
    •Director of Retirement Strategy at Dunstan Thomas, a software company delivering solutions to pension providers and pension schemes
    •Management Board member at The-Pensions-Net-Work a company that hosts conferences on current pension topics for industry thinkers
    •Chair of The Royal Opera House FL Pension Scheme Management Committee

The common theme across all of these is Adrian's desire to help industry participants through the current period of extreme change in pensions and to help pension scheme members achieve good outcomes.
Outside of work Adrian is a keen bridge player and has a soft spot for Jaguar and Daimler cars.

Chris Hitchen

Chris is the CEO of the Railways Pension Trustee Company and its operating subsidiaries, RPMI and Railpen Investments.

He participated as an Advisory Board member in Professor John Kay's 2012 review of short-termism in the UK stock market and now sits on the Board of the Investor Forum, which came about as a result of this review.

From 2010-2015 Chris was a Trustee Member of NEST, the UK-wide DC scheme, and was the first Chair of its Investment Committee. He is a former Chairman of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association and of its Investment Council.

Chris is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, with 30 years' experience in pensions and investments.

In 2015, Chris was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the CFA Society of the UK (FSIP).


Jeannie is currently a trustee of both the o2 and Santander pension schemes, a Governor of the PPI, a member of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, a member of the Walker Guidelines Private Equity Reporting Group, on the Board of the Pension Quality Mark and on the Board of the Pensions Advisory Service.

Previously Jeannie was a Deputy General Secretary of the CWU, President of the TUC, a Commissioner of both the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Equality and Human Right Commission.

She was a member of the Pensions Commission headed by Lord Adair Turner, she served on the Board of OPRA, the PPF and was acting chair of the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority. She also chaired the Railways Pensions Commission.

She is a Labour Peer and vice chair of the APPG on Pensions. She frequently speaks on pensions issues in the House of Lords.


Vicky Wright has worked in the field of human resource management for the past 40 years and was President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) between 2006 and 2010.
During the first 15 years of her career Vicky worked in line personnel management and industrial relations, as well as undertaking research at Bristol Polytechnic and being an employee relations advisor for the Confederation of British Industry.
Since 1986 Vicky has been a consultant. She was Managing Director of Hay Management Consultants Ltd and their Worldwide Head of Reward Consulting before joining Ernst & Young LLP as a Partner in 2001.
Between 2005 and 2011 she worked at Watson Wyatt Limited (now Towers Watson) where she was a Director, Consulting Services advising clients on human resources strategy; performance measurement and management; and executive reward.
She is a Chartered Companion of the CIPD and received the award of their Gold Medal in 2010. She is a Past President of the UK Management Consultants Association.


Georgina Stewart has worked in the field of professional services marketing for over 25 years.
She joined Sacker & Partners LLP, the UK's leading law firm for pension scheme trustees, employers and providers, as Director of Business Development in March 2013. She heads the team responsible for all areas of business development, including client care, new business, marketing and communications, and the firm's wider links with the pensions world.

Before joining Sackers, Georgina ran her own business development consultancy, Blue Panther, which specialised in helping small and medium sized organisations from all sectors to grow their businesses. Before that she spent eleven years at the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, latterly as Business Development Director.

Georgina is also a Justice of the Peace and sits as a chairman on the East London bench.


Nigel Stanley has been a Trustee Member of NEST since 2011, where he chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Investment and Determination Committees.

He was Head of Campaigns and Communications at the TUC from 1997 until 2015 where he was responsible for the organisations media, new media, public affairs, publications and events. He led much of the TUC's work on the pension policies the flowed from the Pensions Commission. He has also been a Trustee of the TUC pension scheme.

Before the TUC he freelanced in public affairs and journalism after working for Robin Cook MP and Bryan Gould MP.

He is a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute.

Joanne Segars

Joanne Segars became the Chief Executive of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association in October 2006 having joined the organisation in 2005 as Director of Policy. She is Chair of Pensions Infrastructure Platform and sits on the Board of PensionsEurope, having spent two years as Chair. Joanne also sits on the Board of Pension Quality Mark.

Joanne is a founding governor of the Pensions Policy Institute and sits on its Council. She is also a Director of TUC Stakeholder Trustees Ltd. From 1996 to 2003 Joanne was a member of the board of OPRA.

Before joining the Association Joanne was Head of Pensions and Savings at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from 2001 to 2005. Joanne held the pensions brief at the Trades Union Congress (TUC) for 13 years and started her career in pensions as a researcher and journalist for Incomes Data Services.

Joanne has a degree in economics from John Moores University, Liverpool, and a Master of Arts degree in industrial relations from the University of Warwick.
Joanne was awarded an OBE for services to the pensions industry in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Julian Mund

Julian joined the Pensions & Lifetime Savings Association as Business Development Director at the end of September 2013. Before joining he worked at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for almost 16 years. Most recently he was CIPFA's Director of Markets and Product Development where he led CIPFA's business development, sales and customer service teams. He also led on business growth and strategic development across CIPFA's commercial business. Prior to this Julian was Director of Operations at CIPFA and headed up the delivery of their commercial services which included events, training, publications, recruitment services, benchmarking, and consultancy. Julian worked at the Department for Education before joining CIPFA.

Matthew Doyle

Matthew Doyle joined Pension Quality Mark Ltd (PQM) in March 2016. Before joining the PQM he was the Commercial Director for the engagement business at Hermes Investment Management where he managed the strategy and growth of the business. Prior to this Matthew held Chief Operating Officer roles at Latham & Watkins where he was responsible for growing the global English Law practice, and McGrathNicol where he was responsible for the delivery of quality professional services to Global clients in the financial services sector.

Matthew is a trustee of The Adolescent and Children's Trust (TACT). Matthew has an MBA from HEC, Paris.

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