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Governance 2

Derbyshire Pension Fund is managed and administered by Derbyshire County Council in accordance with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Regulations 2013. At a national level, the LGPS is governed by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the LGPS Advisory Board.

The Pensions and Investments Committee has delegated responsibility for taking decisions about the management and administration of the pension fund on behalf of Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire Pension Board assists the council with the governance and administration of the fund.

The day to day management of the pension fund is delegated to the Director of Finance & ICT who is supported by the Head of Pension Fund and in house investment and administration teams.

Officers of the council and an independent investment adviser attend meetings of the Pensions and Investments Committee and Derbyshire Pension Board to provide advice and support:

  • Director of Finance & ICT: Peter Handford
  • Head of Pension Fund: Dawn Kinley
  • Investments Manager: Neil Smith
  • Pensions Administration Manager: Nigel Dowey
  • Independent Investment Adviser: Anthony Fletcher

Further details about the governance of the pension fund can be found in the fund’s Governance Policy and Compliance Statement which is attached to this page.