Pension Schemes

As the representative body for Irish private pension schemes we currently represent over 500 pensions schemes offered by over 300 employers as part of their compensation and benefits package. These employers are of all sizes, and represent both national, multinational companies from across all sectors of the Irish economy. We provide a forum for our members to network and learn from the experiences of others, to channel the power of their collective voices to lobby government to shape the platform for Secure, Fair and Simple retirement provision in Ireland. 

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to a network of pensions expertise drawn from our member organisations,saving you money and time 
  •  Regular Pension events: 3 annual conferences free to pension scheme members,regular pension seminars, Trustee Only Networking events, Regional round-table pension discussions and seminars 
  •  Regular policy updates 
  •  Free Irish pensions magazine 4 times per year 
  •  Free subscription to European Pensions Magazine worth €220 annually 
  •  Member only access to pension surveys, research, benchmarking studies and guidelines 
  • Independent reduced rate Trustee Training 
  •  Dedicated office team to answer queries and provide information

Cost of Membership

Scheme membership is based on the number of active and retired scheme members.

Fewer than 50 members €440
Between 51 & 250 members €610
Between 251 & 500 members €1000
Over 501 members €1495

For your annual subscription, any pension scheme representative (e.g. Trustees, HR, Comp&Bens, Finance) can attend free or discounted events, receive regular policy updates and information on good scheme governance and industry practices, and can contact our offices at any time to speak to a member of the IAPF team.

Apply Online

Once your membership application has been received, it will be reviewed by the IAPF Council for approval. You will then be contacted and sent your membership pack.

Apply Online

Need to talk to us?

If you need any more information before applying for membership, please get in touch with us on: or 01 6612427


Find out how we help Trustees

The IAPF aim to provide Trustees with the tools and information that will assist them towards becoming effective members of their Trustee Boards. 

Trustees have a duty to ensure that they are properly informed, particularly on legal issues and policy developments that may affect how they carry out their responsibilities.

The IAPF provides a vast pool of knowledge and expertise through 3 main areas:

  • Trustee Network
  • Trustee Training
  • Trustee Resources

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