Shalin Bhagwan joined the Pension Protection Fund in 2023. He is our Chief Actuary and interim Chief Financial Officer.
Shalin brings extensive pensions, insurance and investment experience having worked across the sector for many years. He started his career in South Africa in life insurance pricing and reserving and then transitioned into liability valuations for defined benefit pension funds.
In addition, he brings significant LDI, derivative and credit portfolio management experience and has advised some of the UK’s largest pension funds on their LDI strategies both as a consultant with Mercer and portfolio manager with Legal & General Investment Management.
He is a member of the advisory panel at the Financial Reporting Council and is an advisory board member at SG Pensions Enterprise. He recently served as a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Finance and Investment Board and as an advisory member for the task force to boost socio-economic diversity at senior levels in both the financial and professional services sectors.