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Pension Investment Academy Seminars are renowned for the high quality of their speakers. The following pension fund industry experts are due to speak at a PIA seminar in the future.

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Biography of Anna Tilba
Anna Tilba
Associate Professor in Governance
Northumbria University School of Law


Dr. Anna Tilba is an Associate Professor in Governance in Northumbria University School of Law. She joined the School in January 2018 from Newcastle University Business School where she was a researcher in Strategy and Corporate Governance and a Director of Corporate Engagement. She holds a PhD in Corporate Governance from the University of Liverpool Management School. Her main research interests are in pension fund governance, accountability and transparency within the UK Financial Services and institutional investor compliance with the codes of best practice. Anna has a strong record of publications in top tier international academic journals. She also reviews papers for such scholarly journals as Corporate Governance: An International Review, Organization Studies, European Management Review, Business History and her papers appear at various international conferences. Dr. Tilba has been a member of the Advisory Committee on Fiduciary Duties of Investment Intermediaries for the Law Commission. The Consultation Paper on Fiduciary Duties was commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). She has also been conducting a research project for the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into the effectiveness of the oversight committees, which is published alongside the FCA's Asset Management Market Study. Currently, Dr. Tilba is working with the Best Practice Principles (BPP) for Shareholder Voting Review Group on the BPP Consultation, which follows on from the European Securities Markets Authority's Report into the application of the BPP. Dr. Tilba is an Ambassador for the UK Transparency Taskforce, which is the collaborative, campaigning community, dedicated to driving up the levels of transparency in financial services, right around the world.


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