Latest articles from David Weeks

Fix democratic deficit before mandating professional trustees

David Weeks

If the Pensions Regulator really wants a professional trustee on every board, it should prove that this will add value, says the Association of Member Nominated Trustees’ David Weeks, arguing that more immediate action should be taken to address weakening member representation on scheme boards.

MNTs need clarity on superfund regime to make transfers palatable

David Weeks

A lack of clarity on regulation and the need for protection against pushy employers means Association of Member Nominated Trustees members may well be reticent to sign off on superfund deals, writes the group's co-chair David Weeks.

Could IORP II be the end of the road for lay trustees?

In this edition of Informed Comment, the Association of Member Nominated Trustee's David Weeks discusses how lay trustees are coping with increased regulatory requirements.