rating button

Southwark Council would like to use cookies to store information on your computer, to improve our website. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy notice.

Jump to content | Change font size and colours |

| or register?

Choose a service...

Welcome to our new website!

You’ve probably noticed that things have changed a bit. We haven’t finished updating all our pages yet, so some sections are still using this design. Please bear with us...

Local Pension Board

The governance structure of the Local Government Pension Scheme has changed.

From 1 April 2015 all Authorities that administer the Local Government Pension Scheme are required to establish a Local Pension Board (LPB).

Southwark Council’s Pension Board was established on 24 February 2015.

You can browse the minutes and agendas for LPB meetings here

Role of the Pension Board

The Pension Board has an oversight role in assisting the council as the administering authority:

  • To secure compliance with the LGPS legislation and other relevant regulations
  • To ensure the efficient and effective governance of the pension scheme

View the terms of reference for the Local Pension Board of Southwark Council here.

Members of the Board

The members of the pension board are listed below.

Independent Chair  

Mike Ellsmore, Former Director of Finance at Bexley Council

Scheme Member Representatives

Sue Plain, Unison

Neil Tasker, UCATT 

Employer representatives

Dominic Cain, Director of Exchequer Services 

Norman Coombe, Head of Corporate Services

Substitute Members

Colleen Reid, Unison

Bill White, Trade Union Representative

Matthew Hunt, Head of Corporate Facilities Management

Mike Pinder, Head of Anti-fraud and Internal Audit




Bookmark this page

Share this page


Contact us

Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

Useful contacts...

Follow us What is this?

  • RSS feed
  • youTube channel
  • twitter account
  • facebook fan
  • flickr photostream