Avida International was founded in 2006. We are independent specialists in investment governance and client servicing. We help providers of investment management services and their institutional clients in getting the best out of their organisations. To date, we have advised over 70 major pension funds and institutional clients. Avida's team is a unique combination of high calibre and seasoned professionals, all of whom have leadership and operational experience in the asset management, pensions and insurance industries.Meet our team members
Avida’s core services consist of advice, interim management and coaching to enhance the performance and quality of our clients’ organisations. Key themes include:
* Client retention.
* Improved investment governance.
* Strategic partnering and M&A.
* Business growth strategies.
We also produce market and profitability studies.
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The independent specialist in getting the best out of investment organisations.
Pensions Aspects, October 2019
Sir Richard Shirreff, Pascal Hogenboom and Paul Boerboom consider what investors and pension funds can learn from the military’s approach to risk and crisis management
Mallowstreet, October 2019
Bart Heenk comments on scenario planning and crisis management in this Mallowstreet article by Sandra Wolf
IPE D.A.CH Jarhbuch 2019
An article by Dorothee Franzen
Mallowstreet, August 2019
Bart Heenk comments on industry-wide schemes in the Netherlands
Financial Investigator, May 2019
Professor Christian Schmitt joins Avida team
Financial Investigator, No. 1 2019
Karin Roeloffs chaired this roundtable on fiduciary business models
Financial Investigator, March 2019
Beatrice Herrmann joins Avida team
I&PE, February 2019
Sally Bridgeland comments on transparency.
The CFO of this GBP 100m financial services pension scheme wanted to improve the governance of the DB and DC scheme by replacing the board of trustees with a Sole Trustee. The aim was to further professionalise the oversight of the scheme and to formulate a cost-effective strategy towards self-sufficiency.
Read more about our approach & results in Case Studies.
‘Born to be active: adding value through skill, conviction and engagement’ – Morgan Stanley
Simone Lavelle attended this seminar
Date: 26 September 2019
Dorothee Franzen attended this event.
Date: 9-10 September 2019
Sally Bridgeland co-speaker on the topic of “Is more governance good governance?”
Date: 20-21 June 2019
Location: Syon Park
Sally Bridgeland speaks at ESG plenary
Date: 11-12 June 2019
Dorothee Franzen participated in this event by the Eberbacher Kreis.
Date: 7 June 2019
Dorothee Franzen attended the annual meeting of the German pension fund association aba Jahrestagung.
Date: 7-8 May 2019
Avida hosted this breakfast roundtable on the pros and cons of sharing risk management resources with fellow pension funds.
Date: 26 March 2019