Jason Fletcher  Chief Investment Officer - West Midlands Pension Fund

Jason is the Chief Investment Officer at West Midlands Pension Fund.  WMPF is a £13.5bln pension fund which will be pooling with 8 regional LGPS funds to form LGPS Central in March 2018.  He has 26 years of experience, successfully managing equity portfolios across Asia, emerging markets and the Americas with two of the largest UK pension funds (British Airways and USS). As Deputy CIO at USS, he built investment teams, introducing new asset classes, managed external mandates and led initiatives in trading, graduate recruitment, integrating ESG and research unbundling.

Jason graduated with a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1990. He passed the IIMR exams in 1994 which has since been merged to become the CFA Society of the UK.  Working with the WMPF, USS and BA, he has sought superior investment returns with a reasonable level of risk to try to beat the liabilities of the pension funds.



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