The Pension Committee

Pension Strategy Board (PSB)

The PSB exercises the duties of the Council in relation to its functions as Administering Authority. 

The PSB determines the Funding Strategy, agrees the annual business plan, approves administration discretions and employer admission arrangements.

PSB Membership

Essex County Council

Councillor S Barker (Chairman)

Councillor M Platt (Vice Chairman)

Councillor A Goggin

Councillor A Hedley

Councillor L Scordis

Councillor C Souter

Councillor M Maddocks

 District/Borough Councils in Essex

(Nominated by Essex Borough and District Leaders’ Group)

Councillor C Riley, Castle Point Borough Council

Unitary Councils in Essex

Councillor M Dent, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Scheme Members

(Nominated by UNISON)

Mrs S Child

Other Employing Bodies

Ms R Hadley

Independent Governance and Administration advisor to the board - AON

Investment Steering Committee (ISC)

The ISC approves and reviews the investment strategy of the Essex Pension Fund. This includes the determination of asset allocation, the appointment of external investment managers, monitoring of investment manager performance and the Fund’s participation within the ACCESS pool. The ISC reports to the PSB

ISC Membership

Essex County Council

Councillor S Barker (Chairman)

Councillor M Platt (Vice Chairman)

Councillor A Goggin

Councillor A Hedley

Councillor L Scordis

Councillor C Souter

Councillor M Maddocks

 

There are also two ISC observers

District/Borough Councils in Essex

(Nominated by Essex Borough and District Leaders’ Group)

Councillor C Riley, Castle Point Borough Council

Scheme Members

(Nominated by UNISON)

Mrs S Child

 

The dates and times of upcoming meetings can be found on Essex County Council's meetings calendar, and you can also find minutes and associated documents from previous Pension Strategy Board (PSB) meetings here, and from previous Investment Steering Committee (ISC) meetings here.

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