The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry
Tuesday, 28th September 2021

Kavanagh, James

Firm: Trustee Decisions Limited
Position: Managing Director
Address: Fitzwilliam Hall Fitzwilliam Place Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 806 2750
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Special Areas:

James Kavanagh, managing director, has over twenty years experience in advising trustee boards across a broad range of schemes:

* Private sector funded defined contribution and defined benefit pension plans.
* Public sector pay as you go defined benefit pension plans
* Public sector funded defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans


Projects which James has been principal advisor include (1) establishment of funded and unfunded occupational pension schemes, (2) advising trustees of existing schemes (3) merger and acquisitions of pension schemes, (4) determination of corporate governance and compliance and (5) wind-up of pension schemes. James has also worked on Trust RACs and advised employers on Groups Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs) and Master Trusts.


He started his career, in 1989, working in what is now AON Hewitt. In 1999 he joined the pensions consulting division of Ernst & Young. James moved to what is now Towers Watson as a Senior Consultant when the Ernst & Young pension consulting division was sold in 2006.