Finlay has considerable experience in communication with members of pension schemes, officers, employers and Councillors alike. Finlay also participates at the Pensions Technical Group of CLG. In addition to his technical and administrative LGPS experience he is a recognised expert dealing with the Police and Fire Authority Pension Schemes.
Finlay has over 20 years’ experience in the public sector pensions’ arena. Prior to joining Barnett Waddingham, Finlay was Principal Pensions Officer at Aberdeen City Council Pension Fund, he managed the 3 pension teams that administered the Council’s Pension Fund and helped them win the prestigious Professional Pensions Award of Public Sector Scheme of the Year.
His clients consist of Local Government Pension Fund administration teams, police and fire authorities, committees and boards, participating employers, individual members, across their range of pension schemes.
In the past Finlay has provided tuition to the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals for students wishing to attain a Diploma in Local Government Pension Management.