TPR appoints executive director of strategy and risk

The Pensions Regulator’s (TPR) has named Jo Hill as its new executive director of strategy and risk.

The appointment will take effect in November when she will leave her role as director of market intelligence, data and analysis at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Hill will be responsible for overseeing TPR’s new approach of clearer, quicker and tougher regulation and influence how it works with the pensions industry to protect workplace savers.

She will also spearhead TPR’s plan of more proactive oversight of some of the highest risk pension schemes across DB, DC and public service and attempt to make better use of data to foresee emerging risks and to plan accordingly.

TPR chairman, Mark Boyle commented: “I am extremely pleased Jo has been appointed to this key role at TPR. The effective use of data in the early detection and mitigation of risks is crucial and through her wealth of experience and knowledge in this area, Jo will help maximise our effectiveness as we strive to make workplace pensions work for savers.”

Hill added: “I’m delighted to be taking on the role at such an important and exciting time for pensions regulation. Good pension provision is fundamental for a good quality of life in retirement and I’m looking forward to continuing to shape TPR’s strategy and approach.”

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