CIPFA Pensions Annual Conference

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Event summary

Diving into LGPS pools

With a focus on the economy, good governance and the reform process this year's conference will provide the thought leadership for all those involved in the scheme. It will enable delegates to come together and hear from experts on a range of topics and to discuss with peers how these changes will impact across funds of all sizes and locations.

This conference is only open to public sector delegates.


22 November 2017
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 17:00


London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange
10 Paternoster Square
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About this event

This year we will be giving some in-depth analysis of how asset pooling in the LGPS will change the landscape for all funds and their wider governance arrangements. 

With some pools operational and others preparing to launch before April 2018, the months ahead will provide significant opportunities through enhanced governance and procurement exercises, but equally there will be some potential risks of poor appointments and disengagement if proper advice and quality communications are not considered. 

Who should attend?

This event is aimed at:

  • elected members with pension fund responsibilities
  • chief financial officers/directors of finance
  • pension fund officers/accountants
  • local pension board members.

CPD hours



  • Pensions

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Speaker - Rob Whiteman, Chief Executive, CIPFA

Rob Whiteman

Rob Whiteman has been CEO since September 2013. Before joining the Institute, he was a senior civil servant who worked as the chief executive of the UK Border Agency and had previously led the Improvement and Development Agency. Prior to this he was CEO of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and director of resources at the London Borough of Lewisham.

Speaker - Gerard Rieman - Pensioenfederatie (The Federation of Dutch Pension Funds)

Pensioenfederatie, the Federation of Dutch Pension Funds, represents more than 300 pension funds with 5.6m participants, 2.9m pensioners, and 8.3 million early leavers. These funds have over 1 trillion Euros of assets under management. About 80% of Dutch employees are members of pension funds represented by Pensioenfederatie. Gerard Riemen, Managing Director of Pensioenfederatie will share his insight on market consolidation in the Dutch market and issues faced by leading public and industry-wide pension funds, as well as on the Dutch political context and agenda.

Speaker - Tim Brown - INSTICUBE

INSTICUBE is the leading pan-European research platform in which institutional asset owners share intelligence on asset managers they employ. About 80% of LGPS funds participate in the platform. INSTICUBE also provides insight into investment activity and trends, and investor priorities, based on the combined reporting of over 600 asset owners across Europe. Tim Brown will provide some of the latest insights into investor priorities and their assessments of asset managers employed, and how this platform can support the new asset pooling environment and procurement.