Ben Lucas

Vice President

Ben is an Actuary and Vice President in the Investment Advisory team, having joined MJ Hudson in September 2020. His role covers investment research, portfolio optimisation, asset-liability modelling, strategic asset allocation, manager selection, investment and operational due diligence with a focus on alternative investments. This includes hedge funds, private markets (private equity, private credit, infrastructure and real estate) and alternative risk premia.


Prior to joining MJ Hudson, Ben spent over six years as a pensions and investment consultant at Willis Towers Watson, providing strategic advice to corporates and trustees of UK Defined Benefit pension schemes. Ben’s expertise covered a wide range of areas including investment strategy, journey planning, bulk annuity transactions, funding and liability management.


  • Graduated from Durham University with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics in 2014
  • Qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 2018


Ben is a sports enthusiast, with a particular passion for rugby and cricket. Ben also enjoys competing in marathons and Ironman 70.3 races.