Pension Schemes

About You

You may be interested in joining our community of pension trustees, HR and retirement saving professionals to help you understand and learn more about Irish pensions.

Or perhaps, you’d like to become a member to take advantage of the many benefits, from best practice advice to extending your network with Ireland’s pension community. IAPF Members are also entitled to apply for our prestigious PQS Awards

Whatever your interest in pensions, we’re here to support and inspire you. 

Welcome to the IAPF, representing Irish pension savers - and you.

About Us

The IAPF is Ireland's only representative body for occupational pension schemes. 

We exist to provide a forum for our members to network and learn from the experience of others and to channel the power of our collective voice to lobby government to create a platform for secure, fair and simple retirement in Ireland.

IAPF offers access to inspiring conferences and events, practical guides, regular surveys and research, and unrivalled networking opportunities - all designed to help you in the rapidly changing pension landscape of today.

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to a network of pensions expertise drawn from our member organisations, saving you money and time 
  •  Regular Pension events: 4 annual conferences free to pension scheme members, regular pension seminars, Trustee Only 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 
  •  Reduced rate for Independent Trustee Training 
  • Influence change - Be the difference, make your voice heard where it matters
  • 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 €500
Between 51 & 250 members €700
Between 251 & 500 members €1200
Over 501 members €1750

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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