Chair, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership

Chris is Chair of the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, a new pooling vehicle set up by twelve LGPS pension funds with assets totalling £43 billion. He is also Chair of Scheme Committees for two industry-wide housing association pension schemes totalling £5 billion. Chris is a Board member for the Toronto-based International Centre for Pensions Management (ICPM), and for the Investor Forum, which promotes strategic dialogue between companies and investors. 

Over twenty years, Chris was first CIO then CEO of the 350,000 member UK Railways Pension Scheme, He also chaired the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) and was the first Investment Committee chair at NEST, a national DC pension scheme.  

Chris is an Actuary and an Honorary Fellow of the CFA Society of the UK. He and his wife Pip have four sons and in his spare time Chris runs marathons slowly.