Anna Copestake
Anna Copestake
Arc Pensions Law

Anna was named “Lawyer of the Year” at the Professional Pensions Women in Pensions Awards 2019 and is recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” in the UK Legal 500 2020. She is the Chair of the PLSA’s Legal Advisory Group and sits on the Association of Pension Lawyers’ DC & Investment Committee.

She is a member of the DC Governance Group that drafted the PLSA’s 2020 template DC Chair’s statement and is a founding member of the Asset Security Working Party whose trustee guides are recommended by The Pensions Regulator. Anna was one of the experts on the PLSA’s ESG and Stewardship Taskforce, that created practical guidance for trustees.

She is currently sitting on the PLSA’s Voting and Implementation Statement Working Group that hopes to do similar in relation to the 2020 requirements in force later this year.

Anna has spent time on secondment at both The Pensions Regulator and the PLSA and is a regular industry speaker and panellist.

Anna is the Chair of NextGen, an industry group established to promote and encourage the next generation of pensions professionals. She is also a pension scheme trustee.