West Yorkshire Pension Fund , Director of Pensions
Rodney Barton is the Director of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and is responsible for its administration, including the internal management of its investments of £1.4bn. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1977 with Price Waterhouse. In 1982, he was appointed Senior Technical Assistant to the County Treasurer at Merseyside County Council until his appointment as Chief Investment Officer of the Merseyside Pension Fund in 1987. He was Head of Investments for the East Riding Pension Fund from 1995 until 2009 when he took up his current appointment.
He is Chair of The York Diocesan Board of Finance, and sits on the Executive of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum.