The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) is a body which aims to:
- encourage and promote the highest professional standards in those who practise as professional pension trustees
- promote the role of professional trustees
The Council Members of APPT from 1 July 2014 are:
- Nita Tinn (Chair)
- Andrew Bradshaw
- Jackie Woods
- Vassos Vassou
- Robert Thomas
- Christopher Wheeler
- Gilles Erulin
- Nigel Hill
APPT provides its members with the opportunity to meet and discuss topical issues in informal settings through their successful dinners kindly hosted by businesses keen to engage with professional trustees. It also arranges events where leading professionals from the world of pensions can update members on current developments and trustees can share their experiences and concerns. Click here for more information of forthcoming events arranged by APPT.
The APPT Council reviews the Pensions Regulator and Department for Work and Pensions consultation documents and invites comments from members before responding on behalf of the APPT as a whole. Details of recent responses can be found here.
APPT also aims to have a high profile within the pensions industry. It is where corporate entities and trustee boards should turn when considering the appointment of a professional trustee. It has prepared a buyer's guide for those looking to appoint a professional trustee.