Stuart O'Brien, Sackers
Stuart O'Brien

Stuart is a partner at Sackers, the UK’s leading specialist law firm for pension scheme trustees, employers, corporate investors and providers. He has experience of a broad range of pension related matters, advising trustees and employers and with a particular emphasis on finance and investment issues. This includes buy-ins and buy-outs, derisking and advising on the legal aspects of scheme funding issues. Stuart is also a leading industry figure for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment issues and is an authority and regular speaker and commentator on the integration of climate change into trustee investment decision making as well as TCFD reporting, stewardship and engagement issues. He chairs the Pensions Climate Risk Industry Group and sits on a number of high profile committees including recent PLSA working groups, providing trustee guidance on ESG and implementation statements and the PLSA / Investment Association joint steering group on Stewardship: “Investment relationships for sustainable value creation”. Stuart is also a member of the legal panel to the Impact Investment Institute.