Universities Superannuation Scheme Overview

  • Type
  • Corporate Pension

  • Founded
  • 1974

  • Professionals
  • 29

  • AUM
  • 000.0

  • Commitments
  • 36

Universities Superannuation Scheme General Information


Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is a corporate pension based in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Established in 1974, USS is the corporate trustee responsible for the management and administration of the scheme. USS Investment Management, a wholly-owned active member of USS, is the principal investment manager and advisor to the scheme. The assets are managed by the Investment Board. Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited serves as the scheme trustee.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Corporate Pension
Primary Contact
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Group Chief Financial Officer & Member of the Investment Executive Committee
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Primary Office
  • Royal Liver Building
  • 3rd Floor
  • Liverpool L3 1PY
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0151 000 0000

Universities Superannuation Scheme Commitments (36)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
0000000 000000 00000000 Mayfair Equity Partners London, United Kingdom 2015 00000 0000-00-00 000.00
000 000 000 Stockholm, Sweden 2015 00.000 0000-00-00 00000
0000000 0000000000000 0 000 0000000 0000 Washington, DC 2013 00.00 0000-00-00 00000
000 000000000000 000000 000000000000 000 Andover, MA 2013 00000 0000-00-00
000 00 000 Stockholm, Sweden 2011 00.000 0000-00-00 00000
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Universities Superannuation Scheme Commitment Analytics

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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

Universities Superannuation Scheme Mandates (1)

Fund Type Mandate Amount Announced Date Timeframe
Infrastructure - General $205M 00-000-0000 10-Dec-2013 to 10-Dec-2013
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Universities Superannuation Scheme Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
  • Target Fixed Income:
    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

Universities Superannuation Scheme Team (58)

Name Title Office
Bill Galvin Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Investment Board Liverpool, United Kingdom
Simon Pilcher Chief Executive Officer, Universities Superannuation Scheme Investment Mangament Limited Liverpool, United Kingdom
Dominic Gibb Group Chief Financial Officer & Member of the Investment Executive Committee Liverpool, United Kingdom
Lindsey Mathews Chief Risk Officer Liverpool, United Kingdom
Mirko Cardinale Ph.D Head of Investment Strategy & Member of Investment Committee Executive Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Universities Superannuation Scheme Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
Bill Galvin Universities Superannuation Scheme Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Investment Board 000 0000
Christopher Rowlands Universities Superannuation Scheme Independent Director of Investment Board 000 0000
Dame Kate Barker Universities Superannuation Scheme Chairwoman of the Board of Directors & Member of the Investment Committee and Governance and Nominations Committee 000 0000
Dominic Gibb Universities Superannuation Scheme Group Chief Financial Officer & Member of the Investment Executive Committee 000 0000
Helen McEwan Universities Superannuation Scheme Chief Pension Officer & Member of Group Executive Committee 000 0000
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