John Chilman  Group Pensions Director - FirstGroup plc

John has global responsible for FirstGroup’s DB and DC schemes, including investment, benefit design, risk management and communications. He is also a Trustee of the Group’s pension arrangements for the Greyhound and Student businesses in the USA and Canada.In addition, John is the Chairman of the £25bn Railways Pension Scheme, which provides benefits to over 350,000 members for 170 employers, and was previously a director of both RPMI and Railpen. In addition, John is an Independent Trustee Director on the Nestlé UK Pension Fund. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC and held a number of financial and M&A roles in South West Electricity and Shell before moving into pensions and reward in the late 1990s. John joined FirstGroup in 1999, and after a two-year stint as Group Head of Reward at HBOS, returned to FirstGroup at the end of 2005.John has an MA in Geography from St. Anne’s College, Oxford.



SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London