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Mary Spencer

Mary Spencer
Partner

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Hi, I’m Mary. Before they make any big investment decisions I help my clients really get to grips with their own objectives and the key risks they face. After all, they’re putting in place long term plans to ensure the success of the scheme. From the point that these building blocks have been put in place, all decision making can be more focussed and effective.

My belief is this process doesn’t have to be boring! I’ve helped develop LCP’s tools that help trustees breathe life into the way they think about their pension schemes. I make discussions interactive and inclusive, so everyone’s involved and all voices are heard. I know that if I present a lot of data to my clients, there’s a chance they’ll remember the message; but my fresh approach reinvigorates them and helps them actually learn. 

I’m a qualified actuary and pride myself on my attention to detail, which helps in my role in our asset transfer team (which makes sure scheme’s assets are transferred correctly and in a cost-effective way). I also lead LCP’s research into emerging market equity managers.

Mary is a pleasure to work with. She is always well informed, understands the trustee’s needs, and provides clear and concise advice.

LCP Client

 

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We help you get the best value out of your DC scheme and ensure the best possible outcomes for members. 

We help you make important investment decisions, and make sure that your investments are performing as you need them to.

We help clients identify, manage and monitor pensions risks in an integrated way.

We help you get your investment strategy right to ensure good member outcomes in your DB and DC schemes.

LCP Sonar, our risk profiling tool, benchmarks your scheme against other pension schemes, covering covenant, funding and investment risks. You can quickly see how your scheme’s risk profile compares to others and think about the key risks for you.

We help our insurance clients to develop strong links between their strategy, capital management and risk management processes, improving their chances of business success.

We help pension scheme trustees and sponsors to determine the ultimate destination for their scheme and help them put together a plan to get there, including how to effectively manage the risks they face along the way.

We help make governance simple and effective so that you can make decisions and act on opportunities quickly.