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Focus on ESG during Covid-19

Focus on ESG during Covid-19

Posted October 22, 2020

Our Stewardship Manager, Valborg Lie, recently appeared on Asset TV’s ESG LGPS Institutional Masterclass. Along with the other panellists, Val discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on responsible investment, engagement and stewardship, and the progress of ESG markets in 2020. You can watch the video for yourself below:[…]

Double shortlist success at Women in Investment Awards

Double shortlist success at Women in Investment Awards

Posted October 7, 2020

We’re delighted that two of our talented Investment team have been shortlisted in Investment Week’s Women in Investment Awards 2020! Well done to our Active Equities Portfolio Manager, Liz Bebb, who’s been shortlisted in the Fund Selector of the Year category, and Senior Portfolio Manager, Vania Clayton, who’s been shortlisted in the Mentor of the[…]

LGPS Central Limited hires Head of Private Markets

LGPS Central Limited hires Head of Private Markets

Posted September 24, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Brown as Head of Private Markets. Ian will lead both the Company’s Private Equity and Infrastructure & Property teams to deliver the investment returns Partner Funds need to pay their scheme members over the long-term. Ian has spent his entire 34-year career working in[…]

Mike Weston discusses effective planning for unprecedented market events

Mike Weston discusses effective planning for unprecedented market events

Posted September 7, 2020

The past few months have been a rollercoaster ride for the markets. Our CEO Mike Weston was at at the Pensions Expert Local Government Pension Scheme Forum earlier to give a talk on effective planning for unprecedented market events. With the future of the markets still far from certain, this has never been more important for institutional investors. Steps[…]

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Managers

LGPS Central Limited begins search for Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Managers

Posted June 16, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is delighted to announce we’re now looking for active, global, multi-asset credit debt managers to manage our £660 million Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Fund. Although subject to slight variations as the process progresses, as a general guideline, the Fund’s mandate is expected to include that the Fund will: be benchmarked against 3-month[…]

LGPS Central Limited joins the 30% Club

LGPS Central Limited joins the 30% Club

Posted June 9, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce that we are now part of the 30% Club, a global campaign committed to better gender balance at senior levels and throughout organisations. The campaign aims to develop a diverse pool of talent for businesses through the efforts of company Chairs and CEOs, with an understanding that firms[…]

LGPS Central Limited shortlisted for enei Representative Workforce award

LGPS Central Limited shortlisted for enei Representative Workforce award

Posted May 27, 2020

We’re delighted to announce that LGPS Central Limited has been shortlisted in the ‘Representative Workforce’ category of the 2020 Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) Awards. This award recognises employers who’ve demonstrated their commitment to achieving a workforce profile that’s representative of their customer base and the community in which they serve. Speaking on[…]

LGPS Central Limited appoints Gordon Ross as permanent CIO

LGPS Central Limited appoints Gordon Ross as permanent CIO

Posted May 21, 2020

LGPS Central Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Ross as Chief Investment Officer. Gordon joined the Company as Investment Director for Fixed Income in February 2018. He became Deputy CIO in March 2019. He will take up his role as permanent CIO on 1st July 2020. Mike Weston, LGPS Central Limited CEO,[…]

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