Speaker profile: David Farrar
David has worked in DWP since 2003, and in DC workplace pensions policy at DWP since 2014. In recent years, he has delivered regulations on the charge cap; cost, charge and investment disclosure; the introduction of tailored risk warnings in personal pensions with Guaranteed Annuity Rates; the removal of barriers to DC consolidation; and most recently on regulations to Clarify and Strengthen Trustees’ Investment Duties, following the Law Commission’s 2017 report. He has also worked on decumulation, transfers, investment and governance policy. He is currently policy lead for amendments to the charge cap to accommodate performance fees, and leads on liaison with the Competition and Markets Authority’s on their investigation into investment consultants and fiduciary managers.