Alan Pickering CBE

Alan Pickering
Chair

Alan Pickering is Chairman of BESTrustees and a Trustee of a number of pension schemes. These include The Plumbing Industry Pension Scheme which he chairs and the People’s Pension.

Alan chairs the governance group of the Royal Mail Statutory Pension Scheme. He was a Trustee of the Kosovo Pensions Savings Trust between 2011 and 2015. Until February 2013, he chaired the financial literacy charity, Life Academy. He has served as a non-executive director of The Pensions Regulator having previously been a member of the Occupational Pensions Board.

Alan is a past Chairman of the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF), now known as the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and the European Federation for Retirement Provision (EFRP).  His Government sponsored report “A Simpler Way to Better Pensions” was published in July 2002.  He is a member of the Rules Committee of the British Horseracing Authority and Vice President of the Racehorse Owners Association.