Chris Wagstaff
Chris Wagstaff

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Latest articles

29 June 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 10: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

With trustee investment governance, in many cases, being tested to the limit, not least in the early stages of the pandemic, in this edition we focus on generating better pension outcomes through improved investment governance and innovative investment thinking.
Read time - 5 min
2 June 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 9: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on the increasingly discussed spectre of inflation resurfacing and bond yields rising, as economic growth gathers momentum and supply shortages see many commodities and manufacturing components post dramatic double-digit price rises. Ultimately, we consider the implications for pension scheme funding.
Read time - 3 min
13 May 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 8: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on the latest, and one of the most illuminating, industry reports to warn of the imminent deterioration of retirement outcomes, principally as a consequence of wholly inadequate Defined Contribution (DC) saving.
Read time - 3 min
19 April 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 7: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on why, how and to what extent climate change risk management has been dialled up by recent legislation, regulation and global collaborations and why this matters.
Read time - 5 min
8 April 2021

Revolution on the horizon: Will the Dutch pension system still set the bar for sustainability, adequacy and integrity?

With the adequacy, sustainability and even integrity of the world’s pension systems being tested to the limit, the Netherlands has achieved more than most in meeting the demographic, economic and financial challenges that have compromised many other pension systems over the past couple of decades.
Read time - 10 min
19 February 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 6: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on why, how and to what extent to increase contributions to defined contribution schemes if good retirement outcomes in the UK are to become the norm.
Read time - 5 min
30 January 2021

Pensions watch – Issue 5 : What’s been happening and what’s on the Horizon in the world of pensions

This month we focus on why 2021 could be a turning point for UK pensions and the year in which the UK system may well be awarded a prestigious B-grade for the first time since 2015
Read time - 5 min
5 December 2020

Pensions watch – Issue 4: Steering pension savers in the right direction

In this edition, Chris Wagstaff looks at the crucial role of pension dashboards and Pension Wise in guiding pension savers to desired retirement outcomes.
Read time - 5 min
28 November 2020

Pensions Watch – Issue 3: What's been happening and what's on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition, Chris Wagstaff looks at the crucial role of pension dashboards and Pension Wise in guiding pension savers to desired retirement outcomes.
Read time - 5 min
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Latest articles

29 June 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Pensions watch – Issue 10: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

With trustee investment governance, in many cases, being tested to the limit, not least in the early stages of the pandemic, in this edition we focus on generating better pension outcomes through improved investment governance and innovative investment thinking.
Read time - 5 min
2 June 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Pensions watch – Issue 9: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on the increasingly discussed spectre of inflation resurfacing and bond yields rising, as economic growth gathers momentum and supply shortages see many commodities and manufacturing components post dramatic double-digit price rises. Ultimately, we consider the implications for pension scheme funding.
Read time - 3 min
13 May 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Pensions watch – Issue 8: What’s been happening and what’s on the horizon in the world of pensions

In this edition we focus on the latest, and one of the most illuminating, industry reports to warn of the imminent deterioration of retirement outcomes, principally as a consequence of wholly inadequate Defined Contribution (DC) saving.
Read time - 3 min
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