The Exec Committee


Ian Greenwood

Ian is Acting 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 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.


Councillor Mukesh Malhotra



Mukesh is Chair of Pensions for the London Borough of Hounslow and was elected to the LAPFF Executive Committee in 2016. He worked for British Airways for over 30 years mainly in the IT field and Financial controls. He holds an MSc in Management & Information Technology and holds a special qualification CISM in Security Management.


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).


Ms Jane Firth



Jane is Principal Investment Manager at South Yorkshire Pension Fund. She has been a member of the LAPFF Executive since 2014. She has over twenty five years’ experience of working as an internal investment manager.


Ms Faith Ward



Faith is Chief Responsible Investment and Risk Officer at the Environment Agency Pension Fund. She joined the LAPFF Executive in 2016.


Councillor Paul Doughty



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


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 Doug McMurdo



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.

tobyCouncillor Toby Simon



Toby has chaired the Pensions Policy & Investment Committee of London Borough of Enfield since 2010 and been a member of the LAPFF executive since 2012.


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.