CIPFA's Annual LPB conference for Board Members


Event summary

Join us at CIPFA’s Annual LPB Conference for Board Members that will take place on the 15 of May in London.

The event will be a great opportunity to hear from key industry speakers on the latest topical issues relevant to your role and support your compliance with the CIPFA knowledge and skills framework requirements.


15 May 2024
Starts: 09:30
Ends: 16:30


77 Mansell Street
Greater London
E1 8AN
[See map]CIPFA Mansell Street

Standard price

£205.00 excl VAT

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About this event

We will discuss a number of key topics impacting the LGPS and which are critical to your role. Everything covered at our annual event will support you in your compliance with the CIPFA knowledge and skills framework requirements.

Who should attend?

This event is primarily for LGPS Board members, Senior LGPS Fund Officers may benefit from attending.

How will I benefit from attending?

This year’s theme is “Driving engagement”. One of the priorities of the SAB is to bring standards up across the entire LGPS and support all Funds in raising their standards.

CPD hours

Six hours.


  • Ethics
  • / Governance
  • / Leadership
  • / Pensions
  • / Sustainability

Speaker - Mark Wynn, Executive Director of Resources, Lancashire County Council

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Mark is the Executive Director of Resources at Lancashire County Council (s151 officer). He has been involved in LGPS activities since he became the responsible officer for an LGPS Fund in 2003 and has been involved in a number of initiatives around the LGPS including pooling and revised governance arrangements. He is the Pensions representative for the Society of County Treasurers and has been a member of CIPFA’s pensions panel and the SAB ‘Investment and Governance Sub Committee’. He is well known to a number of practitioners within the LGPS family. Recently he has been appointed chair of the SAB Compliance and Reporting Committee. He has significant experience of LGPS management and also how these challenges sit within the wider context of the financial and governance arrangements of their Administering Authorities.

Speaker - Councillor Roger Phillips

Before his appointment as Chair of the Scheme Advisory Board, Cllr Phillips was Vice Chair of the board and also chaired the LGA’s UK-wide Local Government Pension Committee. He is a member and former leader (2003 to 2011) of Herefordshire Council and has been a lead LGA member on workforce and pay negotiations since 2007.

He also chaired the LGPS2014 Project Board which brought together employer, employee and government representatives in order to reform the scheme. Cllr Phillips was appointed a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2006.

Speaker - Steve Simkins, Partner and Head of Public Services, Isio

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In his role leading Isio’s Public Service Pensions team in the UK, Steve advises organisations from all parts of the public sector, including local authorities, central government departments, housing associations, quangos, NHS trusts, universities and schools. Steve is a qualified actuary with more than 25 years of pensions consulting experience and has advised pension schemes, employers and boards on a very wide range of pension issues.

Webchat is available Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (excluding UK bank holidays).