Latest articles from Alistair Byrne

The growing appetite for ESG exclusions

Alistair Byrne

Alistair Byrne, head of retirement strategy at State Street Global Advisors, explains why asset managers should look into environmental, social and governance exclusions, alongside an active asset stewardship policy.

We need flexibility and security in retirement

Emily Barlow and Alistair Byrne

The freedom and choice reforms have empowered individuals to make decisions based on their unique circumstances. However, this freedom also leads to challenges when making retirement income choices – among them, uncertainty over spending needs and longevity.

How to take some of the worry out of market volatility

Alistair Byrne

Large falls in financial markets have the potential to seriously knock the confidence of defined contribution savers. A 2014 DC member survey, for example, underlined a troubling degree of aversion to sudden falls in pension savings.