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Pension Board Membership

TypeNameOrganisationDate AppointedTerm End DateTerm of Office – Years
EmployerKay LennonCheshire West and Chester Council26/06/2325/06/263 Years
EmployerCllr Robert BissetCheshire West and Chester Council26/06/2125/06/243 Years
MemberGeoff WrightUNISON26/06/2125/06/243 Years
MemberJames LambertCheshire West and Chester Council26/06/2325/06/263 Years
ChairpersonPeter RaynesIndependent (non-voting)26/06/2125/06/243 Years

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Peter Raynes

Peter was re-appointed as Chairman of the Cheshire Local Pension Board in May 2018. He has extensive experience in the business and the charitable sector. He is currently Chair of the Cheshire CPRE and has been a director and trustee of the UK Shareholders Association.

By background a Chemical Engineer he also has a Diploma in Finance and Accountancy and spent the majority of his career with International Consumer Goods Groups. He was also elected for a term as a Councillor for Cheshire East Council where he was responsible for the Council’s Finance and Assets portfolio. During this period from 2011-2015 he was a member of the Cheshire Pension Committee

Outside interests including playing the cello in a number of local orchestras as well as walking and cycling.

 

 

Councillor Bissett

Councillor Robert Bissett was re-appointed as an Employer Representative to the Local Pension Board in May 2018. 

Robert is a CEO of a homeless charity and has held senior roles in the third sector for more than two decades.

In the 1990’s he served one term as an elected member of Ellesmere Port Borough Council. Robert is in his first term as a Cheshire West and Chester elected member and currently serves as Chief Whip.

Robert’s outside interests include economic history, horses and running.

Geoff Wright

Geoff was re-appointed as an Employee Representative to the Local Pension Board in May 2021.

Geoff’s background has involved working with Children and Adults both in Cheshire and in the United States. His Current Role is that of Assistant Branch Secretary for Unison which he has been enjoying since 2011.  Geoff’s Substantive role is that of a support worker supporting adults with learning difficulties.

Geoff enjoys the challenge of being on the Pensions board and continually developing his knowledge.

Outside of work Geoff enjoys spending time with family, and road trips.

 

 

Jason Lambert

Jason was appointed as an Employee Representative to the Local Pension Board in June 2023.

Jason background has involved working in Environmental Service and Streetcare. His Current Role is that of Cleaner Greener Streets Officer for Environmental Commissioning which has been enjoying since 2020. Jason has spent 35 years working in Local Government and is an active member of the Cheshire Pension Fund.

Jason is looking forward to the challenge of being on the Pensions board and developing his knowledge.

Outside of work Jason enjoys spending time with family, Caravanning Trips around the UK and he also enjoys his Vintage Tractor Rally’s which he is involved in this raises hundreds of pounds each year for local Charites.

 

 

Kay Lennon

Kay has worked in local government for 25 years; she currently works in the Environmental Services team in Communities, Environment and Economy directorate.  

Kay is looking forward to developing her knowledge regarding pensions and being on the board.

Outside of work Kay loves spending time with her family, and any activities her children like to enjoy, which are mainly in the great outdoors.