The following are the current members of the Irish Institute of Pensions Management Council
Ian Slattery - President
Ian has worked in the investment industry for the last nine years and currently works in Zurich Life with responsibility for investment communications. He is an Associate and Council Member of the Irish Institute of Pensions Management, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and holds a Masters in Economic Studies from Trinity College, Dublin
Elma Fox - Vice President
Frank O'Reilly - Secretary
Frank is Head of Irish Life’s Corporate Business Shared Services Division, with responsibility for Banking, Pension Payments and Servicing, Controls and Authorisations, Incoming Correspondence and Technical Servicing. His key focus is on managing operational risk. He also has responsibility for relationships with all relevant Regulatory Authorities and ensuring service levels are maintained. Frank has 35 years of industry experience. He is a Fellow of the IIPM and has served on Council since 2016.
Harry McGeehan - Treasurer
Harry is a senior member of the Allied Pension Trustees advisory team and is very experienced in providing advice to the various stakeholders in occupational pension schemes.
Harry is a Qualified Financial Advisor and also holds a MSc in Computational Science from UCD. Harry joined Allied Pension Trustees in 2006 and prior to that he worked for Bank of Ireland.
Harry is an Associate of the IIPM, has been an IIPM council member since 2016, and is the current Treasurer.
PJ Buckley - Council Member
PJ Buckley is a Past-President and Associate Member of the Irish Institute of Pensions Management.
PJ has over 15 years of experience offering pension administration and consultancy services to both defined benefit and defined contribution corporate clients. PJ works with Willis Towers Watson and joined legacy Willis in 2005 having previously worked for another major consultancy firm. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Enterprise, is a Qualified Financial Advisor, Retirement Planning Advisor, Specialist Investment Advisor and holds the designation of QPT (IIPM) having completed the IIPM Law and Governance Programme for Trustees
Aaron Gaynor - Council Member
Aaron joined the IIPM Council in April 2018 and has been an Associate of the Institute since 2015. Aaron has experience in pension scheme design and implementation, and has worked primarily in technical and financial planning roles over the past number of years. He currently works for KBC, having previously worked with Bank of Ireland and New Ireland Assurance, and is a Defined Benefit Scheme trustee.
Aaron holds a BA and MSc in Psychology, is a Qualified Financial Advisor, Retirement Planning Advisor, Specialist Investment Advisor, and holds the designation of QPT(IIPM).
Niall Linehan - Council Member
Niall has been an Associate Member of the Institute since 2016.
He has over 10 years’ experience of working in the servicing of DC occupational pension schemes. His current role is focused on technical pension matters specifically around reporting and governance. He holds a BA degree in Business Studies, is a Qualified Financial Advisor, is an Associate Member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and holds the designation of QPT having completed the IIPM Law and Governance Programme for Trustees.
Derry Moran - Council Member
Derry is a Senior Consultant with Aon and has been working in the pensions industry for over 22 years. He began his career with Irish Pensions Trust Ltd and Mercer prior to joining Hewitt Associates (now Aon) in 2007. He is responsible for providing consultancy services to a portfolio of companies and trustees on all aspects relating to both DB and DC pension schemes.
Derry is an Associate of the IIPM and joined the council in April 2018.
Alan Brooks - Council Member
Alan re-joined Council in 2019. He currently works for Aon Ireland Solutions Ltd as a Senior Consultant in their Retirement and Investment Practice. Prior to joining Aon, Alan was Head of Corporate Pensions at Bank of Ireland Life having previously worked as a Retirement and Investment Consultant for both Willis Towers Watson and Mercer. Alan has also lectured in the National College of Ireland for over ten years during which time he developed and delivered a variety of finance related programs. He was instrumental in the development and delivery of the IIPM courses with NCI since 2011 and again more recently with Griffith College.
Alan holds a 1st Class Master’s Degree in Finance and International Capital Markets, he also holds a 1st Class Master’s in Business Management from UCC along with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from NUIG. He is a Fellow of the Irish Institute of Pension Management and is also a Qualified Financial Advisor.
Davin Spollen - Council Member
Davin is a Senior Consultant at Glennon Employee Benefits & Financial planning and has been a leading member of their International Employee Benefits and Financial Planning Consultancy team since 2016.
Davin has extensive experience working with HR Directors, Global Benefits Managers and HR Business Partners within Multinational Companies, assisting them in the implementation and management of their Company Pensions Schemes, Employee Benefits and Employee Financial Wellness Programmes for their Irish subsidiaries.
Davin is an Associate of the Irish Institute of Pension Management, a Qualified Financial Advisor and an Accredited Product Advisor for Personal General Insurances.
Marian Conway - Council Member
Marian has worked in the Pensions industry for over 25 years and is currently a senior manager with Irish Life Corporate Business with responsibility for the Group Protection product lines.
Prior to joining Irish Life in 2019 Marian held senior roles in Utmost Pan-Europe and Friends First.
Marian is an Associate of the IIPM and joined council in 2020.