Demographic changes, aging populations, and unfunded social obligations are spurring countries both in the developing and developed world to reform their national pension systems to ensure that they are sustainable, balanced, and able to make good on their social obligations. The proposed solutions are as diverse as the problem economies: raising the pension age, reducing or encouraging the accrued component, moving towards pay-as-you-go funding, outright reduction of pension pools, and/or attempting to increase the returns earned by pension savings. What pension reform models are demonstrating success? What models and examples might Russia consider as it looks to strengthen its pension system?
Viatcheslav Pivovarov , Chief Executive Officer, Altera Capital
Zbigniew Derdziuk , President of the Board, Social Insurance Institution of Poland
Anton Drozdov , Chairman of the Board, Pension Fund of the Russian Federation
Steven A. Kandarian , Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, MetLife Inc.
Monika Queisser , Head of Social Policy Division, Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Alexei Moiseev , Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation
Michal Rutkowski , Country Director for Russia, The World Bank
Jean-Pierre Thomas , President, Thomas Vendome Investment