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Mike Weston

Chief Executive Officer

LGPS Central

Mike has spent over 30 years managing or investing on behalf of both public and private sector pension schemes. Mike became CEO of LGPS Central Limited in March 2018. Since then assets under management have grown to £22bn, with several multi-billion pound fund launches. 14 separate investment fund vehicles now span both public and private markets asset classes. The “One Central” team of investment professionals has also grown and now numbers almost 70, across two offices in the Midlands. Before taking the lead at LGPS Central, Mike was the CEO of Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP). Mike joined PiP in 2014 and successfully built the investment and management team, achieved FCA authorisation, launched the PiP Multi-Strategy Infrastructure Limited Partnership and acquired 16 UK infrastructure assets across renewable energy, transport, health and social housing. Prior to PiP, Mike spent five years as Chief Investment Officer for the £2bn pension schemes of DMGT plc, the UK based, global media business. Mike was responsible for investment strategy, portfolio management, oversight of external investment managers and the management of the in-house investment team. Between 2001 and 2008 Mike was Deputy Managing Director of Hermes Focus Asset Management. As a Board member at HFAM, Mike led the UK investment team, managed relationships with the global pension scheme investor base and helped build a profitable third-party client business. Mike began his investment career at Hermes in 1990 as a UK Smaller Companies Equity Portfolio Manager before moving to Mercury Asset Management (Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Blackrock) in 1997. Since 2010 Mike has served as an Independent Trustee of the Institute of the Cancer Research Pension Scheme and is the current Chair of the Trustee Board. Mike is a member of the 30% Club which is a global campaign to increase gender diversity at board and senior management levels. LGPS Central Limited is also part of the 30% Mentoring Scheme which was developed to achieve greater gender balance at all levels within organisations.

Media Partners

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SPS Annual Bonds: Investment & Risk Management Strategies
January 12, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Copenhagen
March 9, 2023
Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment: Current Issues Update
March 14, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS ESG & Sustainable Asset Strategies for Pension Funds
April 19, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons London
SPS Swedish Sustainable Investing & Other Topical Issues Conference, Stockholm
April 25, 2023
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS Fiduciary Management, OCIO & Pension Fund Governance Issues
May 10, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Infrastructure & Other Secured Income Investing
May 18, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Annual Irish Pension Investment & Current Issues, Dublin
June 20, 2023
Dublin
SPS Impact & Sustainable Investment Conference for DC & DB Pension Funds
July 5, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Endgame Investment Solutions & Cash Flow Management for PF’s
July 12, 2023
The Dilly, London
SPS Fixed Income Strategies in the New Investment Climate for Pension Funds
September 7, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Net Zero and other ESG Investment Issues
September 20, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Funds' Annual Conference: Current Investment Issues, Amsterdam
September 26, 2023
Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
October 5, 2023
Stockholm
SPS LGPS Sustainable Investment & Other Topical Issues Conference
October 19, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 9, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investments Conference
December 7, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London