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Published on 13 March 2019



Pension Board


Date:                Thursday 21 March 2019


Time:               10:00 am


Place:              Guildhall, Kingston upon Thames



Members of the Board


Employer Representatives


Scheme Member Representatives

Deborah Castanheira

Coombe Secondary Schools Academy Trust


Robert Ewing            Kingston University - Chair


Tony Willis



James Geach           Kingston Unison


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Recording of the meeting


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Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest





Appendix A


To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 November 2018.





Review of the Work of the Pension Fund Panel

Appendix B




The Pension Fund Panel agendas for the meetings of 13 December 2108 and 12 February 2019 were circulated to Board members and are available via the following links PFP 131218. PFP 1210219


For ease of reference in reviewing these a summary of the following items, incorporating comments from the Pension Fund Panel meetings is attached, together with a separate pack containing the reports and slides .


13 December


GAD Section 13 report

Fund Risk Register


12 February


Pensions Administration update 

Fund Performance – December quarter

Investment Strategy Review – Multi Asset Credit 

Investment Benchmarking 2017-18

ESG Investments – Next Steps

Local Authority Pension Fund Forum

LGPS Governance Conference






Member Training - Triennial Valuation



Hymans Robertson will be attending





Work Programme 2019-20

Appendix C





Urgent Items Authorised by the Chair






Exclusion of the Press and Public - if required



The following resolution is included as a standard item which will only be relevant if any exempt matter is to be considered at the meeting for which the Committee wish to resolve to exclude the press and public:


To exclude the public from the meeting under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph x of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.



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