21 Sep 2022 3 min read

Podcast: Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman – tackling the gender pension gap

By Stuart Murphy , Alexandra Miles

Is the gender pension gap just the inevitable consequence of the biological reality of pregnancy for women, or are there steps we could be all taking to mitigate the financial penalty of parenting that affects mothers more harshly than it does fathers?

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Stuart Murphy, Legal & General’s Co-Head of DC, and Al Miles, Legal & General’s Senior Solutions Strategy Manager, discuss the issues that mean women’s pension pots are half the size of men’s when they come to retire.

The podcast is available on SpotifyApple and Audioboom and is hosted by Heather Forse, DC Content Manager.

For professional investors only. Capital at risk.

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Stuart Murphy

Co-Head of DC

Stuart is Co-Head of DC. His responsibilities include client management, client proposition, relationship management strategy and managing the support for the Legal & General Mastertrust and IGC, which includes chairing the Mastertrust Scheme Strategist Forum. Stuart has been with Legal & General for over 20 years, fulfilling a number of roles within the bundled DC business.

Stuart Murphy

Alexandra Miles

Senior Solutions Strategy Manager

Alexandra works with our DB and DC clients to implement broader solutions based investment strategies. Alexandra joined LGIM as an LDI & Solutions product specialist in 2014 from Willis Towers Watson where she worked in both the Benefits and Investment strategy teams. Alexandra has an MEng in Aeronautical Engineering, an MSc in Actuarial Finance and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries

Alexandra Miles