Hymans Robertson On... Episode 98

Investment - Book club with Jenny Segal

18 Oct 2023


In this episode of Hymans Robertson On... our host, Ben Farmer, presents the latest episode in our investment series, and is joined by Calum Cooper, Partner at Hymans Robertson and Jenny Segal, Author.

During this book club episode, we discuss Jenny's recent books, covering the importance of workplace culture, making hybrid working work in the pensions industry and how trustees, advisors and asset managers can work together to ensure boards are as effective as possible.

If you have any questions on anything discussed during the podcast, please don't hesitate to get in touch

Notes and Resources

Connect with Jenny Segal on LinkedIn here.

Speaking with images: Jenny Segal


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This podcast has been prepared by Hymans Robertson LLP, and is based upon our understanding of events as of 11 October 2023. It is designed to be a general summary of topical investment matters and is not specific to the circumstances of any particular employer or pension scheme. The information contained in this podcast should not be construed as advice and not be considered as a substitute for specific advice as the information is generic in nature. Where a podcast refers to legal matters please note that Hymans Robertson is not qualified to provide legal opinion and therefore you may wish to obtain independent legal advice to consider any relevant law and/or regulation. Hymans Robertson LLP accepts no liability for errors or omissions. Your Hymans Robertson LLP consultant will be pleased to discuss matters raised in this podcast in greater detail. Guest's views are separate to that of Hymans Robertson.

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Key Topics
  • Key learnings on workplace culture and making hybrid work “work” : (02:30)
  • Key headlines – how can boards be more effective? : (13:25)
  • Aspects that make boards “good” or “bad” : (23:20)
  • How can consultants and asset managers help make boards “better”? : (29:26)


Ben Farmer

by Ben Farmer
Senior Investment Consultant

Calum Cooper

by Calum Cooper
Partner and Head of Pension Policy Innovation

Jenny Segal

by Jenny Segal