Chris Hogg, CEO, Royal Mail Pensions Trustees

“Avida have demonstrated a market leading edge in strategic pensions governance thinking, and in a short time period have been able to understand our challenges and work with us to evolve our thinking. Our relationship with them is relatively new, but they have added much value.”

Joanna Matthews, Independent Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority Pension Scheme (CAAPS)

‘Avida’s guidance to the trustees in improving investment governance has been hugely helpful. I appreciated their professionalism, integrity and independence in helping us to explore the options and find the right solution for us as a board.’

Annemarie Straathof, CFO Europe at Rabobank

‘Avida International is a trusted partner for us, providing professional, independent advisory and support services regarding pension and governance matters.’

Chris Ralph, Chief Investment Officer at St James’ Place plc

‘Constructive, insightful and useful suggestions as to how we can improve our investment process.’

Sarah Smart, Chair of the Trustee Board of The Pensions Trust and David Adkins, CIO of The Pensions Trust

‘Challenging, objective, and structured approach helped us to improve our investment governance function.’

drs. C.J. van Rees, former CEO of Shell Pension Fund NL and former chairman of the European Federation for Retirement Provision

‘Cost-conscious, no-nonsense approach, immediately seeing the gist of the case.’

Peter Dunscombe, member of investment committees of The Pensions Trust, Reed Elsevier Pension Fund and St. James’s Place plc., until recently Head of Pension Investments BBC Pension Trust

‘Industry leaders in investment governance and strategic in- and outsourcing decisions.’

Bill Galvin, CEO at USS

‘Avida helped us with our thinking in some important areas: they provided high quality people and their independence of perspective was valuable to the Executive and the Board.’