The Exec Committee


Councillor Ian Greenwood

Ian is Chair of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum and Vice Chair of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund. Ian was formerly Chair of LAPFF from 2008 to 2013.

As I look back on LAPFF’s recent and past achievements, the Forum’s position as a front-runner in governance and responsible investment is striking


Councillor Doug McMurdo

Vice Chair


Doug is a member of the Bedfordshire Pension Fund and is also the Ward Councillor for Sharnbrook Ward representing six rural communities in north Bedfordshire.


Councillor Alasdair Rankin


Alasdair currently sits on the City of Edinburgh Council, as well as the Pensions Committee and Corporate Policy and Strategy Committee, among others. He is also a member of the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA).


Councillor Yvonne Johnson



Yvonne has been the Chair of the Ealing Pension Fund and Cabinet member for finance performance and customer services since 2010. She is also one of the two Vice-Chairs of the London CIV. Until her retirement Yvonne was a secondary school teacher.


Councillor Paul Doughty

Vice Chair


Paul is Chair of the Merseyside Pension Fund. He has been a member of the LAPFF Executive since 2015.



Councillor Barney Crockett



Barney is Convener of the Pensions Committee at the North East Scotland Pension Fund (NESPF). Cllr Crockett is a former Ombudsman and was previously a Head Teacher.


Mr Rodney Barton



Rodney is Director of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund, and was elected to the LAPFF Executive Committee in 2011. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and subsequently worked for a large accountancy firm and Merseyside Pension Fund.