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.




Annual Dutch Pension Fund Investors' Conference

March 22, 2018                              Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

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