Membership by Experience (EPMI)

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This membership is open to senior professionals who do not have any PMI qualifications but can successfully demonstrate their professional competence and have a minimum of 10 years pensions related, finance and/or accounting specialist knowledge. All qualified members are entitled to use the designatory initials EPMI.

Eligibility and requirements


Available to appropriately qualified and experienced individuals who do not have the Institute’s own qualifications but would like to gain PMI membership.

The PMI is personally reaching out to a select group of highly qualified individuals who have been identified as suitable candidates for the exclusive EPMI membership.

If you are senior in your role with a desire to elevate your professional network and advance your career through exclusive access to advanced training and development opportunities, then we encourage you to reach out to our membership team and apply for this highly sought-after membership. 

Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to join a community of top-tier Pensions Professionals.

Contact our membership team at for more information. 

Membership period


The membership runs on a rolling renewal basis for a 12-month period that starts from the date we approve your application.

Member benefits


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

  • Use of Post-nominals (EPMI)
  • CPD Online recording tool
  • Access to PMI output – ie. Pensions Aspects magazine, PMI Newsletters – Membership, Learning, Knowledge, Events (Including PMI Technical news (quarterly technical supplement)
  • Eligible for co-option onto PMI governing structures (boards, committees)
  • Sharing expertise knowledge with student/junior members of the PMI (incl. in multi pension disciplines and improved interaction between private and public sectors) through Q&A/coffee break sessions
  • Access to PMI regional groups 
  • Access to member initiatives such as the PMI Mentoring and Development Programme
  • PMI Extra (member discounts and savings)
  • Pensions Aspects bi-monthly - Opportunity to have your written articles featured in the magazine
  • Access to PMI produced research reports and thought leadership content produced by influential leaders of the sector
  • Free access to all video content and webinars on BrightTalk (webinar platform)

Benefits for employers

  • Invitation to attend 1-2 Fellowship Network events per year
  • Networking opportunity with decision makers of the pensions sector
  • Assurance and credibility of hiring individuals with a proven level of experience
  • Opportunity to be invited to exclusive roundtables, debates, and discussions
  • Reduced member rates/or free places at selected events
  • Free access to video content and webinars on BrightTalk (webinar platform)
  • Opportunity to purchase exhibition and sponsorship items to market and raise awareness of your products and services 

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Wallet Membership

Subscription fee £590 (payment due upon becoming approved)

Yearly renewal fee £590


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