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Gareth Trainor

Head of Investment Solutions

Gareth has overall responsibility for Standard Life’s investment solutions covering a wide range of activities including solution design and development, data and reporting, fund and pricing controls and governance.

He is also Chairman of the Association of British Insurers’ Investment Classification Panel and has worked in financial services for more than 20 years. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) ® designation.

He is passionate about making investments easier for normal people, one small step at a time. When he's not doing that you'll find him out on his bike.

Gareth is Head of Unit Linked Investment Solutions at Standard Life Assurance: part of Phoenix Group.

Gareth Trainor, Head of Investment Solutions

Articles by Gareth Trainor

Climate change and pension investments – we answer key questions

Climate change and pension investments – we answer key questions

With all eyes on COP26, what does climate change mean for pensions now, and in the future? Find out more from Sindhu Krishna, Head of Sustainable Investing, and Gareth Trainor, Head of Investment Solutions.

Gareth Trainor

October 18, 2021

A good time to use responsible investing to engage members

A good time to use responsible investing to engage members

Good Money Week in October, COP26 in November – good opportunities to explain the potential power of pension investments to your members? Gareth Trainor, Head of Investment Solutions, helps bring responsible investment to life.

Gareth Trainor

September 30, 2021

ESG and your default – financials vs ethics

ESG and your default – financials vs ethics

When it comes to incorporating ESG, which approach is most suitable for a default solution?

Gareth Trainor

August 20, 2021

New responsibilities for pension trustees – new opportunities for employers

New responsibilities for pension trustees – new opportunities for employers

In part two of a special feature, Gareth Trainor, Head of Investment Solutions, looks at why environmental, social and governance […]

Gareth Trainor

September 3, 2019

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing – let’s clear up the confusion

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investing – let’s clear up […]

Two areas of investment are gaining momentum: ESG and sustainable investing. One brings new regulatory responsibilities affecting trustees, while both […]

Gareth Trainor

September 3, 2019