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John is Independent Advisor for Governance and Investment to the Pension Funds of the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Haringey and Waltham Forest. These three Funds have combined assets of around £3 billion and approximately 60,000 individual members.
John is Independent Chair of the Board of the Merseyside Pension Fund which has assets of approximately £8 billion and over 135,000 individual members and also Advisor to the Nottinghamshire Pension Board.
John has also provided consultancy support including investment and governance training, and reviews of Fund governance and pension administration arrangements to a number of other Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds and acted as consultant to other LGPS stakeholders including Asset Managers.
John was Head of the Northamptonshire County Council Fund and then the London Borough of Waltham Forest Fund from 2004 to 2011. He was also Director of Finance of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.