Our People

With decades of experience under their belts, the NOW: Pensions Executives and Board of Trustee Directors are able to provide our business with knowledge, expertise and guidance to make sure you get the best possible pension provision for your business and your employees.

Based on our expertise and knowledge, we are able to offer you and your employees a pension that takes your business into account, taking away the burden so you can focus on what you do best – your business.

It’s our commitment to make sure that the long-term investment of providing a workplace pension for your employees will deliver the best possible returns for you and your employees.

We do this with utmost sincerity and honesty – never forgetting that it’s your money, your life and your business.

For more information on our Executives and Board of Trustees, take a look at the individuals below.


Commercial Board


Trustee Board

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John Rowland

Non-Executive Chairman

John Rowland has held a number of senior roles in the financial services sector, both in the UK and globally.

During a 15-year career with Invesco, he held a range of positions in the US and the UK, including Global Head of Information Technology; European COO and Global Head of Investment Operations.

Prior to joining Invesco, John was Chief Technology Officer at AXA Investment Managers in Paris and was Head of IT at National Mutual Fund Management in Australia.

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Michael De Lathauwer

Non-Executive Director

Michael is co-CEO of the Cardano Group and responsible for the business development. Prior to joining Cardano in 2015 Michael spent 23 years at Goldman Sachs with postings in London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. Michael was elected a partner at 2002. In the last 6 years of his career at Goldman Sachs he was responsible for the Pension and Insurance Solutions Group. Michael has an MBA from the City University Business School in London, and a Masters in economics from the University of Louvain (Belgium).

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Patrick Luthi

CEO

Patrick was appointed CEO of NOW: Pensions in June 2019 from Cardano. He is also a member of the Cardano Group Management Board where he is responsible for Finance. He joined Cardano in 2015 as Group CFO where he was responsible for finance, operations and technology. He has led the Cardano Group through a significant upgrade of its platform over the last four years. Patrick brings significant management experience from a career in finance spanning more than 20 years. Patrick has a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Masters in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute in Geneva.

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Joanne Segars OBE

Chair of Board of Trustees, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited

Joanne has over 30 years’ experience in the pensions and investment industry. She’s Chair of LGPS Central, the asset manager for nine Midlands-based local authority pensions funds, and a Director of the Pensions Policy Institute.

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Jocelyn Blackwell

Trustee Director, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited and Chair Operations and Membership Committee

Jocelyn has over 35 years’ experience in the pensions industry and was the founder of pension consultancy Dunnett Shaw and industry body Raising Standards in Pensions Administration (now PASA).

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Adrian Kennett representing Dalriada Trustees

Trustee Director, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited

Adrian is a director of Dalriada Trustees, an independent trustee services provider, and an experienced professional trustee with 26 years’ experience in the pensions industry.

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Ted Sotir

Trustee Director, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited and Chair of Investment Committee

Ted is an experienced pensions and investments professional. He was previously a partner, pensions trustee and pension CIO at Goldman Sachs, and is currently chair of investment manager, State Street Global Advisors.

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Ed Jones

Trustee Director, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited and Chair of Governance, Audit and Risk Committee

Ed is an experienced pensions and finance professional, a trustee of the Merchant Navy Officers Pensions Board and a non-executive director of Make UK, the voice of UK manufacturing.

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Kevin Wesbroom representing Capital Cranfield

Trustee Director, NOW: Pension Trustee Limited

Kevin has 40 years’ experience of the pensions industry. He’s a professional trustee with Capital Cranfield, a leading pension trusteeship, a member of the Pensions Policy Institute and a qualified actuary.

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Laurie Edmans CBE

Non-Executive Director

Laurie has spent a lifetime in the pensions, investment and retirement industries. He is chairman of the Independent Governance Committee for Zurich UK, a trustee of the Trinity Mirror Pension Plan and a Commissioner with the Financial Inclusion Commission.

NOW: Pensions has a good technical infrastructure combined with a pension product suitable for our team. We couldn’t be happier with NOW: Pensions.
Martin Woods, SALT.agency