Advisory Committee

the Virtual Panel advisory committee brings together leading practitioners from a broad spectrum of investment disciplines to bring perspective and ensure our Panels are on-point and relevant to all stakeholders.

Karen Shackleton
Founder: Pensions for Purpose
Senior Advisor: MJ Hudson

Karen is an industry leading light driving the agenda for Impact investment for LGPS and corporate pension schemes.

Expertise: Impact, Climate Change & ESG.
LGPS investment advisor

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Dan Mikulskis
Partner: LCP
Podcast host: Investment Uncut

Dan is a leading investment advisor to a broad range of clients, with expertise in advising large corporate pension schemes

Expertise: Institutional investment consulting, thought leadership

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Louise Farrand
Executive Director
DC Investment Forum

Louise is an expert in all things DC. A journalist by background, she commissions and edits research for the DC Investment Forum to stimulate discussion and debate about DC investment excellence.

Expertise: Defined Contribution, Journalism

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Faisal Rafi
Head of Investment Research
Faisal is a highly experienced manager research specialist with a passion for showcasing the skills of both larger and boutique / specialist managers

Expertise: Manager Research, Emerging Markets and China

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Kathryn Saklatvala
Head of Investment Content

Kathryn is a skilled writer and investment content specialist distilling complex content into digestible, informative narrative.

Expertise: Cross asset class and channel research and investment content

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Matthew Stanesby
Portfolio Manager
Close Brothers Asset Management

Matt is an experienced manager researcher and discretionary wealth portfolio manager.

Expertise: Discretionary wealth portfolio management

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