Robin Ellison, Cambridge Colleges’ Federated Pension Scheme
Robin Ellison
Cambridge Colleges’ Federated Pension Scheme

Robin Ellison is Chairman of the Cambridge Colleges’ Federated Pension Scheme, and chairs the Governance Committee of the Public Service Pensions Board. He has practiced as a solicitor for over 50 years, acting for major corporates, government agencies and foreign governments and continues to advise on the development of pensions and investment products. He has been an adviser to the House of Commons Select Committee on Work and Pensions. He wrote a monthly column on pensions law for 40 years for Pensions World and now publishes a monthly blog for Professional Pensions.

His study of regulation, Red Tape: managing excess in law, regulation and the courts is published by Cambridge University Press, and he is the author of a number of pension texts including the standard work on pensions law published in four loose-leaf volumes (Sweet & Maxwell), Pension Fund Investment Law (Bloomsbury Professional), The Pension Trustees Handbook (PMI, eighth edition 2024), and edits the Pension and Benefits Law Reports (Pendragon/Perspective). He now works with UK and international asset managers in relation to regulation and product design. He is currently working on a new book, Rulemaking, intended as a practical guide for regulators and lawmakers.

He is Visiting Professor in Pensions Law and Economics at The Bayes Business School, City, University of London, and gained his PMI Diploma in Pension Trusteeship in 2021.