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: LDI Strategies & Risk Management Developments for Pension Funds

June 8, 2017                                     Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

SPS Spotlight Series: DC Pension Developments & Current Issues

June 15, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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 & Alternative 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