Adam Poulson

Partner, Barnett Waddingham LLP

Leeds, UK

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Partner, Barnett Waddingham LLP

A defined benefit specialist with a pragmatic approach.

Adam heads up Barnett Waddingham’s corporate consultancy team in the north of England.

His knowledge on defined benefit pension issues have proven him to be an invaluable source of guidance to a diverse range of multi-national businesses. Adam has developed particular expertise on reducing risk and cost in defined benefit schemes and has helped many companies design and implement holistic risk reduction strategies. He also works with individuals confronting annual and lifetime allowance limits.

Adam has over 20 years of experience providing guidance on defined benefit arrangements. He has provided accounting consolidation advice to multinational organisations; the largest of which had over 100 schemes and around $20 billion of pension obligations. He has also advised on over 50 transactions involving pension liabilities – both buying and selling – including major UK telecom deals with over £1 billion worth of pension obligations.

He is also a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.