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.



Investment Governance and Fiduciary Management for Pension Funds Conference

April 12, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

21st Annual DC Pension Investment Developments

April 19, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

ESG & Sustainable Investments for Pension Funds

May 10, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London