Darren Philp

Director of Policy and Communication

Darren is well known for his work lobbying for change in pensions and financial services. He joined Smart in 2018 following roles in policy at The People’s Pension, Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and at HM Treasury. He was involved in developing the architecture of the UK’s flagship auto enrolment initiative. He chairs steering committees at the PLSA and Pensions Management Institute (PMI) and is governor of the independent Pensions Policy Institute (PPI).