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John Adams

Senior Policy Analyst

John has been the PPI’s Senior Policy Analyst since 2008. In his time at the PPI John has worked in a lead role in the modelling of a wide range of projects including looking at public sector pensions and pension related tax-relief.

At the PPI, John is responsible for the PPI's Pension Facts and has authored briefing notes and reports on subjects such as how housing wealth can support retirement, tax policy on pension schemes, harnessing pension savings for debt alleviation, public sector pension reforms.

John joined the PPI in 2008 from Hewitt Associates. At Hewitt he worked primarily on modelling of standard and non-standard Defined Benefit pension scheme calculations for the consultants to present to the clients.

Prior to joining Hewitt John worked for the Government Actuary's Department for 8 years in the Occupational Pensions directorate, during which time he calculated public sector pension scheme valuations, bulk transfer values, and designed models for the use of other Government departments.

John has a BSc in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt and a Post Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Management from Cass Business School.

Recent items by John

  • Financial sustainability of master trust pension schemes

    27 AUG 2020
  • Care in later life: incentives to use assets to pay for care

    25 JUN 2019
  • Increasing savings in automatic enrolment: analysis sponsored by Which?

    03 JUN 2019

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