Kieran Quinn  Chairman, Greater Manchester Pension Fund; Chairman, LAPFF (Local Authority Pension Fund Forum

Councillor Kieran Quinn has been the Leader of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council since 2010 and a Labour member for Droylsden East since 1994. Kieran is also the Chair of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund Management Panel.  Greater Manchester Pension Fund is the largest Local Government Pension Scheme fund in the United Kingdom with assets of just under £18bn.  Greater Manchester Pension Fund is amongst the best funded of LGPS schemes. The strength of GMPF’s funding level is built on excellent long term investment returns, and the Fund is ranked 1st amongst the WM local authority universe over 25 years.  In 2013 GMPF was selected as the sole administering authority for the Probation Service’s LGPS interests.  The Fund has an allocation to local investments of up to 5% including local property. He is the Chair of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum, a national body that co-ordinates the ESG for £200billion of Local Authority Fund assets. Kieran is the Greater Manchester Combined Authority lead member with responsibility for the Investment and Business development portfolio.  Within this area, and alongside lead responsibility for GMPF, he is responsible for the Combined Authority approach to its multiple investment funds, European programme and general investment funding matters across Greater Manchester.  Kieran chairs the GM Local Management Committee for the 2014-20 ERDF programme, the investment board and sits on the board of the Greater Manchester Growth Company to advice on investment issues.



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