Chair of the LPP Investments Board
Non-Executive Director on LPP Investments Board
Chief Executive Officer LPP and LPPI
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director on LPP Investments Board
Chief Investment Officer
Sally is an actuary with pensions and investment experience both as an adviser and a trustee. She combines consultancy for Avida International with a number of complementary non-executive and advisory roles.
Sally is a non-executive director at insurer Royal London and at Impax Asset Management plc. She is a trustee at the Lloyds Bank pension schemes and the Nuclear Liabilities Fund.
An Honorary Group Captain with 601 (County of London) Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, Sally is also a trustee of the RAF Central Fund. Sally was the first lady Master of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries in 2016-17 and currently serves on the Royal Society's Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME).
In her executive career, Sally served as the Chief Executive Officer of BP Pension Trustees Limited having previously spent twenty years with Aon Hewitt (originally Bacon & Woodrow) as a pensions consultant and in investment research and innovation.
In Professional Pensions' inaugural Women in Pensions awards, Sally was named a Role Model of the Year 2018.
Michael is also Chairman of LPP Partnership Holding Company Board and Member of the LPP and LPPI Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Michael is also Chairman of Calculus VCT, the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities, and is a Non-Executive Director of the pensions company, Hedgehog.
He was Chairman of The Pensions Regulator from 2011 to 2014, Chairman of the Audit Commission from 2006 until 2012 and Chairman of the NHS Confederation from 2012 until 2015. He was Non-Executive Director of HM Treasury and Chair of the Treasury Group Audit Committee from 2008 to 2014 and a Non-Executive Director of Network Rail 2012 to 2018. Michael was also the Chair of the youth homelessness charity, Centrepoint from 2004 to 2011.
Previously, Michael was a Managing Partner with PA Consulting, leading its Government and IT Consulting Groups, latterly as a Director on its International Board. Prior to that he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in Paris and held academic posts at the University of Bath, the London School of Economics, Harvard University and the Australian National University.
Martin is also a Member of the LPP Investments Risk Committee
Martin is an independent consultant with over 20 years experience in the banking, asset management and pensions sectors. Martin has worked with the asset management divisions of pension funds in both the UK and overseas, helping to define their strategic plans, set up their operations and governance structures, and implement major change programmes. Martin’s previous roles include senior management positions with Ashmore, Rothschild, Citigroup and HSBC.
Martin has extensive experience in directorships having set up managed corporate entities, collective investment vehicles and special purpose vehicles on an international basis.
Robert is also Chair of the LPP Investments Risk Committee
Robert is Director of Global Pension Investments at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where he manages over £18 billion of investments and a substantial derivative portfolio. At GSK, Robert sits on a number of pension boards, and he provides strategic advice to GSK’s pension fund trustees in Europe, the United States and Japan. Robert established GSK’s London-based pension investment department, where he developed and implemented GSK’s interest rate and inflation hedging strategies.
Robert’s previous roles include senior treasury and corporate finance positions at Affinity Sutton Group and FCE Bank plc. He also served on the board of the Pensions Trust, where he was Deputy Chair of the Investment Committee.
Robert studied economics and public policy at the London School of Economics, the University of Michigan, Cambridge University, and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Chris is Chief Executive Officer for LPP and LPPI. Chris has been with LPP since its inception and is responsible for developing and enhancing LPP’s investment strategies and solutions offering to clients. Prior to joining LPP in 2016, Chris was CIO at London Pensions Fund Authority, one of LPP’s founding clients. Working collaboratively with Northern Pool, Chris founded and manages GLIL Infrastructure, an Alternative Investment Fund focused on investing in UK infrastructure assets.
Chris has 20 years of investment experience. He has held several senior positions including Head of Alternatives at SEB Investment Management, as well as founding and co-managing the multi-strategy team whilst a Principal at Old Mutual Asset Managers. Earlier in his career, Chris was trained as a risk manager at GNI Fund Management, before taking on investment management responsibility for hedge fund portfolios. Chris graduated from Manchester University and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.
Tom is also a Member of the LPP Investments Risk Committee. Tom joined LPP in July 2016 from the Maple Financial Group, where he spent almost 20 years building his skills in different parts of the business including Operations and Finance. From 2008, he was the Chief Risk Officer (Market Risk), Global, a role that saw him drive the management and communication of Maple's business line policies within an economic capital framework totalling £400 million.
Tom’s areas of responsibility included capital planning and the measurement and reporting of market risk where he led the design and implementation of risk methodologies, policies and procedures to meet both internal and regulatory objectives, including Value at Risk, Credit Capital at Risk, scenario analysis and stress testing.
Tom graduated from Loughborough University with a BSc in Economic and Politics. He also holds a Certificate in Securities from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. At LPP, Tom is also responsible for leadership of LPPI’s operational platform including its risk and control functions.
Sarah is also a Member of the LPP Audit Committee.
Sarah is an experienced financial services senior executive and non-executive director. She is a NED on the boards of United Trust Bank and Valoot Technologies, a Director of Citigroup (UK) Pension Trustees, and a member of the board of advisors of data.world. Sarah also serves as a Commissioner on the Civil Service Commission, an independent regulator which oversees appointments to the civil service. Sarah enjoyed a 17 year executive career at Citigroup, managing businesses across developed and developing markets. Sarah holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma. Sarah has been recognised as one of the “100 Women to Watch” in The Female FTSE Board Report 2018, an annual benchmarking report and supplement published by Cranfield University, and is an Ambassador for Women on Boards UK.
Richard is CIO at LPPI and has responsibility for management of all investment and client activity.
Richard has over 19 years of investment experience. Prior to joining LPP in 2017, Richard was Head of Portfolio Advisory (EMEA) at Albourne Partners for six years where he advised European investors on alternative investments, portfolio construction and risk management. Earlier in his career, Richard was Head of Multi-Strategy at Old Mutual Asset Managers and prior to this an analyst at GNI Fund Management. Richard holds a degree and a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.