Sion Cole is well known for helping UK pension scheme trustees and their corporate sponsors meet their liabilities and funding goals. At BlackRock, Sion has overall responsibility for the delivery of fiduciary management services. Sion recently joined BlackRock as a Managing Director from Aon.
At Aon, Sion was a Senior Partner and worked with clients of all sizes. The smallest pension funds he worked with had assets of around £30m, with the largest being several billion. Some of Sion’s success stories have been helping clients through to buy out. Sion was one of the pioneers who brought fiduciary management to the UK pensions market. He is a regular speaker at industry events and often quoted in the press as an expert on fiduciary management. Sion has previously been shortlisted as pensions personality of the year. He was also listed in Financial News’ Top 40 under 40 in 2014.
Sion is passionate about working with clients and is recognised for his big personality, even bigger smile and broad Welsh accent. Outside of work Sion lives at home with his wife, three cats and a dog. Sion likes to learn a new skill each year. Recently this has been dingy sailing and this year he is learning to ride a motorbike.