Lesley Alexander is Managing Director of Employee Communications at Ferrier Pearce. She was previously CEO of HSBC Pension Trust (UK) Limited.
Lesley’s career began in 1980 when she joined Commercial Union’s pensions documentation section. In 1983 she joined Willis Faber, where she worked as a consultant developing and implementing PC based administration systems. She then took on the role of Pensions Policy and Communications Manager for Reed Elsevier, the publishing and information company.
In 2000 Lesley joined Bull Information Systems as UK Pensions Manager and two years later moved to Motorola, where she became responsible for Motorola’s European retirement plans and a member of Motorola’s Global Benefits Practice Leadership Team. She joined EMI in November 2006 as Head of Pensions, providing secretarial and administration services to the pension funds of EMI, Thorn, Thorn Lighting and the HMV Group. She dealt with the high profile acquisitions of EMI by Terra Firma and of Thorn by Pension Corporation, outsourced the funds’ day to day pensions administration, supported the Thorn Trustees in a full buy out and supported the EMI Trustee Board in reaching a funding settlement with its sponsor.
Lesley is a Fellow and Council Member of the Pensions Management Institute.