governance

The Management Panel and Advisory Board

Tameside MBC delegates the day to day running of GMPF to a committee called the Pension Fund Management Panel. The panel set up three working groups that consider areas of Greater Manchester Pension Fund’s work in more detail and make recommendations. An Advisory Panel supports the Management Panel and Director of Pensions. 

Management Panel

Cllr Brenda Warrington 

Tameside

  • Chair of the Pension Fund and Executive Leader of Administering Authority (Tameside).
  • Chair of Policy and Development Working Group.                                                                                                                               
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Cllr Gerald P Cooney 

Tameside

  • Deputy Vice Chair of the Pension Fund.
  • Chair of Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Policy and Development Working Group.
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Mike Smith 

Tameside

  • Deputy Chair of the Pension Fund.
  • Chair – Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
  • Policy and Development Working Group.
  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
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Cllr Jim Fitzpatrick

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Policy and Development Working Group.                               .
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Cllr Leigh Drennan

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                                                               
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Cllr Clive Patrick

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                                                               
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Cllr Vincent Ricci

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Denise Ward

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.                                                                                                                                                             
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Cllr George Newton

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.                                                                                                                                                              
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Cllr Jack Homer

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.                                                                                                         
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Cllr Eleanor Wills

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                       
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Cllr Tafheen Sharif

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                              
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Cllr Paul Andrews

Manchester

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Michele Barnes

Salford

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.                                                                                                                                                                  
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Cllr Joan Grimshaw

Bury

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                                                              
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Cllr Alan Mitchell

Trafford

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Shaun O'Neill

Rochdale

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Keith Cunliffe

Wigan

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.                                                                                             
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Petula Herbert 

Ministry of Justice

  • Policy and Development Working Group.                                                                                                                         
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Cllr John Taylor 

Stockport

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.                                                                                                                                                                  
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Cllr Abdul Jabbar

Oldham

  • Investments and ESG Working Group.
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group.
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Cllr Diane Parkinson

Bolton

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group
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Advisory Board

Employer representatives

Councillor B Warrington – Tameside (Chair)

Councillor D Parkinson - Bolton

Councillor J Grimshaw - Bury

Councillor P Andrews – Manchester

Councillor A Jabbar – Oldham

Councillor S O’Neill - Rochdale

Councillor M Barnes - Salford

Councillor J Taylor - Stockport

Councillor A Mitchell - Trafford

Councillor K Cunliffe – Wigan

Employee representatives

Ken Drury 

UNITE

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group
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Frank Llewellyn

UNITE

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and  Viability Working Group
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John Thompson

UNITE

  • Policy and Development Working Group                                                                                                                      
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Margaret Fulham

UNISON

  • Investments and ESG Working Group                                                                                                                                                                     
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Pat McDonagh

UNISON

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group                                                                                                                
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Alan Flatley

GMB

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group                                  
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Observers

Cllr John Pantall 

Stockport                                                  

                                                                            

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Cllr Oliver Ryan

Tameside

  • Executive Member for Finance and Economic Growth
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