Angela Burns FFA CERA

Angela’s primary role involves providing advice to clients in the Charity and Not-for-profit sectors.  Angela also provides support to a number of Trustee and Corporate clients in the actuarial practice.  Angela is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries and has recently qualified as a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary.

Angela is experienced in providing support to clients ceasing to participate in multi-employer defined benefit arrangements, in particular, providing advice on the various options available and weighting up the costs, risks and advisory aspects of pursuing each available option.  Angela has project managed in excess of 15 exercises involving clients successfully ceasing accrual in Defined Benefit arrangements and moving to Defined Contribution provision for future benefit accrual.

Angela also provides actuarial support to a number of Trustee and Corporate clients, carrying out regulatory duties such as actuarial valuations, and calculations for accounting disclosures.  Angela has also project managed a number of scheme wind ups.

Angela is a key contributor to the Spence & Partners website and has played a key role in the establishment of Spence & Partners Future Influencers Programme, an initiative to encourage collaboration and information sharing amongst the next generation of pensions industry professionals.

Before joining Spence in 2012, Angela worked for a well known pension, benefit and investment consultancy in Glasgow.  Prior to this Angela worked for a major Life Insurance Firm in Edinburgh and therefore brings a range of skills and experience to Spence.