KPA Advisory Services is regularly called upon to conduct specialized research, reviews and assessments and develop related recommendations and action plans. Examples of these projects include:

Norway's Government Pension Fund  - Global: How Should It Be Governed?
A special study for the Commission on Norges Bank Governance - December

2015

Revitalizing Pension Investing in Japan: An Assessment of the 2013 Expert Panel Recommendations.
A special study for the Nomura Institute for Capital Markets Research - January

2015

An Assessment of the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Asset, Risk and Pension Administration Functions of Stichting Pensioenfonds PFZW.
A special study by the Dutch Ministry of Finance - May

2015

An Assessment of the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Asset, Risk and Pension Administration Functions of Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP.
A special study by the Dutch Ministry of Finance - June

2015

Taking the Dutch Pension System to the Next Level: A View from the Outside.
A special study for the Royal Economics Society of The Netherlands and Netspar - September 

2014

Focusing Capital on the Long-Term

A special project as part of the FCLT Initiative

2014

Office of the Auditor General study on investment policy in Canada's public service pension plans.

2013

Risks of a Prolonged Low Interest Rate Environment for the Pensions Sector” (with Peter Dungan).
A special study for the Global Risk Institute - August 

2013

The Pension System in Finland: Institutional Structure and Governance.
An advisory study written at the request of the Finnish Centre for Pensions - January 

2013

Review of Fiduciary and Conflict of Interest of the New York State Common Retirement Fund - ADVISOR to Funston Advisory Services.

2012

Australia Future Fund Management Agency: Updating the Remuneration Plan - An Assessment and Possible Enhancements for consideration.

2011

Mass PRIM project with Funston Advisory Services

2011

Washington State Investment Board - Board Governance review

2011

New Brunswick Investment Management Corp Performance Review

2011

WSIB Ontario - Structuring the Investment Function: review of Strategic Investment Plan

2011

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund: Should it become a High-Performance Organization?
A special study for the Nomura Institute for Capital Markets Research - August 

2007

Nomura Research Institute: Internal vs External Pension Fund Management - A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment

2000

Moving To A 'Fiduciary' CPP Investment Policy: Two Possible Paths.
A special study for the Federal-Provincial Working Group on CPP Investment Policy

1996

Canada's 20% Foreign Property Rule:  Why and How it Should be Eliminated.
A special study for PIAC and IFIC.

1995

In Whose Interest?
Advisor to the Ontario Task Force on the Investment of Public Sector Pension Funds.

1987

The 10% Foreign Property Rule: Why and How it should be Eliminated.
A special study for PIAC and ACPM.

1984