SPEAKER BIOGRAPHies

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.

FUTURE
CONFERENCES

 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

Property and other Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds - Cancelled

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                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Bond Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

January 10, 2019                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

February 14, 2019                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

March 7, 2019                              Copenhagen

Local Authority Pension Fund Investment Issues 

March 13, 2019                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

Annual Investment Strategies for Dutch Pension Funds            

March 21, 2019                              Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Fiduciary Management & Investment Governance for Pension Funds                   

April 10, 2019                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual DC Pension Investment Developments & Current Issues

April 17, 2019                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

ESG & Sustainable Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

May 9, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019                              Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019                    7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Annual Property Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019                          The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

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