Catherine Hopper

Catherine Hopper

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My name is Catherine and I’m a qualified actuary with over 5 years’ experience.

I help both Trustee and Corporate clients manage their pension risks. In particular, I work a lot in insurance de-risking (ie pension buy-ins and buy-outs). One of my roles is to help ensure a buy-in or buy-out transaction is completed smoothly, on time and within budget.

Clients appreciate that I have the ability to ‘just get things done’ and I provide complex advice in a clear, simple-talking and interesting way. I’m also part of the panel that sets LCP’s internal buy-out pricing model, and as a result I have sight of all completed transactions that LCP advises on. This ensures that I keep clients updated as to when attractive pricing opportunities are available.

I am a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and enjoy attending seminars on a variety of subject matters. In my spare time I am a treasurer and listening volunteer for my local Samaritans branch – it’s extremely rewarding being there for someone when it really matters. 

External appointments 

  • Treasurer and listening volunteer for my local Samaritans branch

LCP consistently deliver a quality service in a way that makes my working life easier.

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