Matthew Arends is an actuary, Partner and Head of UK Retirement Policy for Aon. He has over 25 years' experience advising boards of corporates and trustees in relation to their DB and DC pension arrangements.
Matthew is the strategic consultant and relationship manager on a portfolio of clients of a range of sizes, typically being clients who have significant pensions challenges and who look to him for his proactive approach to problem solving.
Matthew is one of Aon's industry-leading experts on Collective DC. He was instrumental in developing Aon's thinking on CDC starting in 2013 and culminating in the White Papers The Case for Collective DC and Collective DC - Stability and Fairness. He continues to work with industry figures and employers to lobby for CDC and to develop thinking on CDC.
He is a regular speaker at conferences - chairing Aon's Pension Conference series, and is a regular contact for journalists on pensions issues.