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Fellowship of the PMI is a high accolade and our Fellows are well respected in the industry. Fellowship membership is open to those with five years continuous Associate membership of the PMI, five years continuous recorded CPD with the PMI and proven contribution and achievement in the pensions industry. Fellows are entitled to use the designatory initials FPMI.


Existing members: please ensure your details are up to date on your My PMI member portal.

Eligibility and requirements


Fellowship membership is open to those with: 

  • five years continuous Associate membership of the PMI 
  • five years continuous CPD recorded with the PMI  
  • contribution and achievement in the pensions industry  

Contribution and achievement in the wider pensions and retirement savings industry can be achieved through work with with PMI or elsewhere and some examples are shown below. The list is not exhaustive but is intended as a guide on what is necessary to achieve a successful application for Fellowship.

Working with the PMI – examples of this could be:

  • take an active role in the PMI Study Support Partner scheme
  • provide support to the PMI in terms of examination setting or marking
  • mentoring Student Members for PMI examinations for a minimum period of two years
  • presenting and/or leading discussions at PMI events
  • contributing articles for Pensions Aspects
  • contributing to PMI responses to government initiatives

Working for the Pensions Industry – examples of this could be:

  • publication of a portfolio of work
  • presenting at non-PMI public events on key issues relating to the pensions industry. A summary of the key themes of the event, the main points of the presentation and professional standing of the audience (e.g. 'audience consisted of members of CII, CISI, PMI up to Fellowship level') must be provided
  • leadership of online forums on subjects relating to pensions and retirement benefits
  • making significant contributions to responses on government policy initiatives
  • working as a voluntary adviser on pensions and retirement savings (e.g. TPAS adviser)

Fellowship applications must be verified by a current Fellow of the PMI. The sponsoring Fellow must confirm that the applicant’s contribution to the pensions industry is consistent with the requirements and of a suitable standard for a prospective Fellow of the PMI.

Fellows of the PMI are required to undertake 25 hours of annual continuing professional development (CPD). 

All members of the PMI are required to adhere to our Code of Professional Conduct.

Membership period


The Fellowship membership year runs from 1 September to 31 August. 

Member benefits


Members can enjoy a range of benefits allowing you to keep on top of your professional development.

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