governance

The Management Panel and Advisory Panel

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

-Management panel with a front facing image of Cllr Gerald Cooney on a white background.

Cllr Gerald Cooney 

Tameside

  • Chair of the Pension Fund and Executive Leader of Administering Authority (Tameside)
  • Chair of Policy and Development Working Group




Email Cllr Cooney
-Management panel with a front facing image of Cllr Jacqueline North on a white background.

Cllr Jacqueline North 

Tameside

  • Deputy Chair of the Pension Fund
  • Chair of Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group
  • Policy and Development Working Group 
  • Investments and ESG Working Group
Email Cllr North
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Cllr Oliver Ryan 

Tameside

  • Vice Chair of the Pension Fund
  • Chair of Investment, Monitoring, and ESG
  • Policy and Development Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 


Email Cllr Ryan
-Management panel with a front facing image of Cllr Jean Drennan on a white background.

Cllr Jean Drennan

Tameside

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

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group




Email Cllr Ward
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Cllr Clive Patrick

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 



Email Cllr Patrick
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Cllr Vincent Ricci

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
Email Cllr Ricci
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Cllr Jackie Lane

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group




Email Cllr Lane
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Cllr Susan Quinn

Tameside

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
Email Cllr Quinn
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Cllr John Taylor

Tameside

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 



Email Cllr Taylor
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Cllr Amy Cowen

Bolton

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
Email Cllr Cowen
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Cllr Joan Grimshaw

Bury

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 



Email Cllr Grimshaw

Cllr Abdul Jabbar 

Oldham

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
email Cllr Jabbar
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Petula Herbert 

Ministry of Justice

  • Policy and Development Working Group




Email Petula Herbert

Cllr Philip Massey 

Rochdale

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


EMAIL CLLR MASSEY
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Cllr Michelle Barnes

Salford

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
Email Cllr Barnes

Cllr Lisa Smart

Stockport

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
EMAIL CLLR SMART

TBA

Trafford




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

Wigan

  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 



Email Cllr Cunliffe
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Cllr Paul Andrews

Manchester

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
Email Cllr Andrews

Advisory Panel

Employer representatives

Councillor G Cooney – Tameside (Chair)

Councillor A Cowen - Bolton

Councillor J Grimshaw - Bury

Councillor P Andrews - Manchester

Councillor A Jabbar – Oldham

Councillor P Massey - Rochdale

Councillor M Barnes - Salford

Councillor L Smart - Stockport

TBA - Trafford

Councillor K Cunliffe – Wigan

Employee representatives

-	Employee representative panel with a front facing image of Ken Drury – Unite

Ken Drury 

UNITE

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group
Email Ken Drury
-	Employee representative panel with a front facing image of Frank Llewellyn – Unite

Frank Llewellyn

UNITE

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

UNITE

  • Policy and Development Working Group                                                                                                                      
Email John Thompson
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Gale Blackburn

UNISON

  • Administration and Employer Funding Viability Working Group               


Email Gale Blackburn
-	Employee representative panel with a front facing image of Scott Caplan – Unison

Scott Caplan

UNISON

  • Investments and ESG Working Group   




Email Scott Caplan
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Alan Flatley

GMB

  • Investments and ESG Working Group
  • Administration, Employer Funding and Viability Working Group 
Email Alan Flatley

Observers

-	Employee representative panel with a front facing image of Cllr John Pantall – Stockport

John Pantall 


Email John Pantall

External advisors

Three external advisors assist the Advisory Panel regarding investment related issues. The advisors are:

R S Bowie - Guardian Partner, Hymans Robertson

P Moizer - Professor and Dean of Business School, University of Leeds

M Powers - Retired Investment Manager

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