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Andrew Young OBE

Andrew Young OBE

Andrew is an actuary and currently works at The Pensions Regulator. In 2009 he retired from the Government Actuary's Department, where he had worked for 37 years.  During that time he advised the UK and foreign governments on various aspects of social security and pensions policy and financing, including lately advising the Pension Protection Fund and the Pensions Regulator.

In 2008, Andrew worked at the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority where he provided advice in the section examining issues facing personal account members entering the decumulation phase.

In 2007, he led a review for government into some aspects of the Financial Assistance Scheme (the "Young Review") aimed at improving the financial outcome for the members of pension schemes not covered by the PPF. In 2003-05 Andrew was seconded to the DWP to help design the PPF. 

Andrew has been a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Pensions Board and Chairman of their Technical and Research Committee.  He was previously a past-chair of the International Actuarial Association Social Security Committee and is currently chair of an IAA sub-group on Population Issues. 


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