a highly experienced team

The Pension SuperFund was created and is led by a highly experienced team of experts in pensions, investment and risk.

Edi is the Co-founder and former CEO of the Pension Insurance Corporation. He served as Chairman of the London Pension Fund Authority and was the architect of UK local authority pension consolidation.

Chris Hitchen

Chairman

chris.hitchen@thepensionsuperfund.com

Chris has over thirty years’ experience in pensions and investments. He chairs the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, a consolidator for £46 billion of local authority fund assets, and industry-wide pension schemes totalling £5 billion for The Pensions Trust (TPT). Chris sits on the Board of NEST, the 7 million member DC scheme, and the Toronto-based International Centre for Pensions Management, a global hub for best practice amongst asset owners.

Luke, a co-founder of PSF, was formerly Chief Finance and Risk Officer at London Pension Fund Authority. He played a leading role in the ground breaking £11bn consolidation with the Lancashire CC Pension Fund, which was the first step in the creation of the SuperPools for the £260bn of assets in local authority pension funds.

Antony Barker

Managing Director Asset and Liability Management & Solutions

antony.barker@thepensionsuperfund.com

Antony is an actuary and the former Director of Pensions/CIO for Santander UK. His international career spans corporate finance, banking, insurance and governments covering both assets and liabilities as advisor, owner and manager. He was seconded to the Department of Work and Pensions to create the Pension Protection Fund and personal accounts (now NEST).

Peter Cazalet

Managing Director, Deal Origination

peter.cazalet@thepensionsuperfund.com

Peter is a highly experienced asset manager in the pension fund sector. During his career he has been responsible for a wide range of clients across multiple asset classes for some of the largest pension funds in the UK. Most recently Peter worked for UBS AM in a business development role. Prior to that he spent 19 years at JPMorgan AM as a Client Director having joined Robert Fleming & Co in 1995. Peter began his career at stockbrokers Hoare Govett in 1982, joining investment bank SG Warburg in 1988.

Lincoln Jopp

Head of Marketing and Communications

lincoln.jopp@thepensionsuperfund.com

Lincoln is a former partner at the private equity firm Disruptive Capital Finance. He serves as Chairman of PSF Holdings. A former career soldier, he has served on two plc boards and those of a number of privately owned companies including REG, the regulatory compliance technology company for the insurance industry. Lincoln has a particular interest in people, technology, the monetisation of data, artificial intelligence and strategic communications.

Andrew Stalker

Head of Asset and Liability risk management

andrew.stalker@thepensionsuperfund.com

Andrew is former Head of Investment Risk at Insight and senior Interim roles at the Pension Protection Fund and Legal & General Investment Management.

Sharon Jebb

Head of Investor Relations

Sharon.jebb@thepensionsuperfund.com

Sharon has 30 years’ experience in private equity, raising equity funds and running investor relations.

Jay Kenny

Origination

jay.kenny@thepensionsuperfund.com

Jay is a down to earth character with a broad industry network and is a regular commentator about consolidation and superfunds in the trade media. He has worked in the UK pension industry for over 30 years and was a former partner at one of the large global consulting houses, where he held several regional and national leadership roles. Jay joins Pension SuperFund from another early consolidator, where he led the strategic relationships with various partners.

Tim Musgrave

Chief of Staff

Tim.musgrave@thepensionsuperfund.com

Tim joined PSF as Chief of Staff after more than 25 years in the City as an owner manager of businesses in career coaching and executive search.He trained originally in audit with Price Waterhouse and has sat as a non-executive director and advisor for companies in management consulting and recruitment.

James Pearce

Chief Financial Officer, UK

james.pearce@thepensionsuperfund.com

James is former Director of Group Finance at Just Group plc and Head of European Insurance Research and Managing Director at JP Morgan Cazenove and UBS.

Mark Hooton

Chief Financial Officer

Mark.hooton@thepensionsuperfund.com

Mark has joined PSF as Chief Financial Officer having previously worked alongside Disruptive and the PSF team as a director of Gentoo Fund Services, a realised portfolio company of Disruptive Capital, where he was responsible for finances, IT, and systems and processes. Mark trained in audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a fellow member of the ICAEW and holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Surrey.

Isabelle Pocock

Company Secretary

isabelle.pocock@thepensionsuperfund.com

Isabelle is an experienced Company Secretary & Compliance Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the commercial, charity & non-profit sectors. Her skills lie in Company Secretarial Work, Administration, and Corporate Law. She is a strong finance professional graduated from ICSA.

Henry Tilbury

Associate Director

Henry.tilbury@thepensionsuperfund.com

Henry has four years’ private equity investment experience, prior to which he worked in hedge funds and financial marketing and communications. He holds a BA in History from University College London.

Tobi joined the Pension SuperFund after working at Goldman Sachs as a Leveraged Finance Credit professional where he focussed on debt underwriting and origination for high-yield and acquisition financing transactions. Tobi is responsible for deal analysis, deal execution, and portfolio management of our private market assets. Tobi holds a Bsc in Engineering and Management from the University of Warwick.

Chris Threadgold

Senior Analyst

chris.threadgold@thepensionsuperfund.com

Chris joined the Pension SuperFund in October 2018 after having completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business & Management at Durham University. He makes use of his insight from different industries, including broking and private equity, to support market analysis and operational processes at PSF. Chris is currently a CFA Level 1 Candidate.

Somil joined the Pension SuperFund in January 2020 and is involved with the deal analysis, deal execution, and portfolio management of our private market assets. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Economics from the University of Warwick and makes use of his background in Investment Banking, Leveraged Finance, and FinTech. Somil is currently a CFA Level 1 Candidate.

Leshon joined the Pension SuperFund after working at DWS as an asset management graduate analyst where he focussed on private equity investments and the ETF platform. Leshon holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick. He is currently a CFA Level 1 Candidate.

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