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Stephen Budge

Stephen Budge
Principal

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As a Principal in LCP’s DC team I advise many large clients on all DC matters. Although I only recently joined LCP (June 2020), I have been working in the pensions industry focusing on consulting on defined contribution plans for 20 years. I feel privileged to be helping schemes and sponsoring companies to further develop their approach to pension savings for their members and employees.

I joined LCP at an unprecedented time, where trustee and member support is paramount and I am very pleased to have joined an organisation fully focused on supporting their clients and their members. My role is to lead the future development of LCP’s DC investment proposition and research, while continuing with client advisory work to help support the fast growing LCP DC client base.

I have worked with a number of the largest DC pension schemes in the UK, including advising on five master trusts / super trusts during my career. I am also actively involved in a number of organisations and taskforces which share the same ambition of improving member outcomes. This includes working with the DCIF on their Advisory Committee and also broader industry roles such as the consultant input to the Patient Capital initiative work with HM Treasury.

With a lack of an all-round knowledge in pensions, LCP provide clear and understandable information when asked which makes my decision making easier.

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How I can help

We help you get the best value out of your DC scheme and ensure the best possible outcomes for members. 

We help you make important investment decisions, and make sure that your investments are performing as you need them to.

We help you get your investment strategy right to ensure good member outcomes in your DB and DC schemes.

We help make governance simple and effective so that you can make decisions and act on opportunities quickly.

We help trustees achieve their strategic goals, with solution-led, appropriate advice.