The value of independent investment governance

Research suggests that better governance leads to better outcomes – between 1% and 2% per annum additional returns, compared to weak governance*.

In a recently recorded webinar and published article Julius Pursaill, independent chairperson of the Investment Advisory Committee (IAC), provides an insight into what good governance looks like and demonstrates the additional value that an independent element can add.

Webinar with Julius Pursaill

In this webinar, Julius answers the following questions:

  • What does good investment governance look like?
  • Are the independent members given enough opportunity to challenge?
  • How the independence element of IAC adds value
  • How does the IAC hold Royal London to account?
  • What are the key areas of concern for the IAC and why?

The role of investment beliefs in good fund governance

In this recent article published in ‘Investment Week’, Julius goes into further detail in defining what effective governance looks like as well as the importance of investment beliefs.

*Source: QFinance, ‘Best Practice in Investment Governance for Pension Funds’, Roger Urwin.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2017

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