Why the LDI shock matters for DC schemes

By Why the LDI shock matters for DC schemes, Mar 13, 2023 2:13:52 PM

For those hiding under a rock, the LDI crisis arose from a reckless mini-budget - essentially unfunded tax cuts - which spooked...

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Patrick Woods

As Head of Commercial Development, Patrick Woods is responsible for managing the implementation of all strategic business development initiatives on behalf of the prospects and clients of Avida. Having commenced his career lecturing in Economics at the Dundalk Institute of Technology Business School, Patrick joined Standard Life’s Irish investment team in Edinburgh in the mid-1990s, initially as Economist and Equities analyst. Over the subsequent decade, he went on to manage multi-asset portfolios joining the organisation’s global asset allocation committee. Following this, Patrick was tasked with establishing the organisation in Europe. He achieved considerable success, with the firm becoming a leading asset manager in the Dutch institutional marketplace. More recently, he was responsible for the management and development of key relationships incorporating clients in North America and Scandinavia.

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Location: Edinburgh
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Posts by Patrick Woods

Patrick Woods

The Importance Of Thinking The Unthinkable

Apr 9, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Events surrounding UK politics and COVID-19 have highlighted key person risk. ...

Patrick Woods

How Do We Keep It Going?

Apr 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

From an organisational perspective the COVID-19 crisis has now moved into a ...

Patrick Woods

Managing A Crisis - From Your Living Room!

Apr 2, 2020 10:30:00 AM

We are all learning about homeworking, even as leaders. Recently, my colleagues ...

Patrick Woods

How Can You Help Your Clients Right Now?

Mar 31, 2020 10:00:00 AM

For the “people persons” amongst us, this is an incredibly unsettling time ...

Patrick Woods

Heard In The Supermarket

Mar 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM

One of the more lighter-hearted moments I have experienced during the current ...

Patrick Woods

Laboratory Planet Earth

Mar 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

We can be sure that laboratories around the world will be busy now as never ...

Patrick Woods

How Can My Organisation Make A Useful Contribution To Clients During This Period Of An Unprecedented Major Disruption?

Mar 19, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At the risk of stating the obvious we are all experiencing a level of ...

Patrick Woods

Is It Sufficient To Carry Out Crisis Management Training For People In Your Organisation Once?

Feb 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

I live approximately five kilometres from the Queensferry Crossing. If you’ve ...


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