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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 Barry Parr
Barry Parr
Colt Pension Scheme


Barry is a founding Co-Chair of the Association for Member Nominated Trustees, the support organisation for member representatives of private and public sector pension schemes. The AMNT was formed in 2010 and has a growing membership, now numbering about 250 with about 100 supporting companies as Friends of the organisation. Barry was a Member Nominated Director of the Orange Pension Scheme - a long-standing DC scheme and a member of its Investment Committee before leaving that company at the end of 2011. Barry has since become an MNT of the Colt Pension Scheme, a DB environment. He has a special interest in Collective DC (CDC) schemes and has been working with some initiatives in that field hoping to improve the outcome from DC. In his day career Barry has a Technology background, in Orange and parent France Telecom as an Engagement Manager and working on new cloud computing strategies. In previous roles Barry has held IT Director and senior roles at Colt International, Allied Pickfords and Schering AG, following an earlier career in agriculture.


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