He will be responsible for, and fund actuary to, a number of LGPS funds. His remit includes developing the strategy of the public sector consulting practice, identifying needs of the LGPS market and developing solutions to LGPS technical issues to ensure clients get optimal outcomes.
Some protection benefits, such as ill health retirement, can have an immediate strain on a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Fund, unless steps have already been taken to meet an estimate of these costs.
A look at why it is important for LGPS Funds to have a policy in place to deal with the risk of ill health retirement.
A look at why assessing employer covenant is becoming increasingly important for administering authorities.