Head of Pensions and Treasury
Kent County Council
Nick has been Head of Pensions and Treasury at Kent County Council since February 2022, with overall responsibility for all aspects of the £7.8 Billion Kent Pension Fund. Since his appointment at Kent, he has overseen the conclusion of a Governance review of the Fund, including implementing an integrated management team and developing a One Fund approach. He is an active contributor to the ACCESS pool, and a regular speaker at industry events. In addition to his role at Kent Nick represents practitioners on the Scheme Advisory Board Investment and Governance Sub-Committee.
Prior to this he was a Senior Consultant with JLT and more recently Mercer, for nearly 6 years. During his time as a consultant Nick focussed entirely on the LGPS and has more than 30 years’ experience in the sector, including more than 20 years at the Dorset County Pension Fund.
During his time at Dorset, Nick was a member of the PLSA Local Authority Committee and represented the Society of County Treasurers on the group responsible for creating the Scheme Advisory Board advising the Local Government Minister. He was also a member of the DCLG’s Investment Regulations Review Group which developed the current regulatory framework.