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  • Technical Manager

    The Technical Manager’s work supports the Strategic Management Team and is integral to the smooth running of Peninsula Pensions. 

    Mike GermonTechnical Manager
  • Employer and Communications Team

    Our specialized Employer and Communications team is here to collaborate with you. We offer guidance and support tailored to individual needs, as well as specific training if required.

    Emma DaviesEmployer and Communications Team Manager
    Mark GriffinEmployer Communications and Training Officer
    Kathryn TowlSenior Pensions Technician – Employer and Communications
    Edward HipkissPensions Technician – Employer and Communications
    Beverly CleggPensions Administrator – Employer and Communications
    Ben WallerPensions Administrator – Employer and Communications
  • Member Services Teams

    The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Member Services Teams are grouped into employer teams who are responsible for the majority of work performed on behalf of current, deferred and prospective members of the scheme. The work ranges from general administration (such as address/name changes, requests for scheme literature, and transfer requests to previous employers) to the actual calculations and payment of retirement benefits.

    Devon LGPS Fund employers (not including DCC, DCC paid academies, Plymouth City Council, Plymouth University, Torbay Council and Police and Fire schemes)

    Chris CollyerTeam Manager
    Ben SnowdenSenior Pensions Technician
    Nick JonesPensions Technician
    Rhiannon WhytePensions Technician
    Chris HarrisPensions Technician
    Hollie NortonPensions Technician
    Sarah GarlandPensions Technician
    Ellen NolanPensions Technician

    Plymouth City Council, Somerset Council, SCC paid employers.  

    Amy GammonTeam Manager
    Vicki PritchardSenior Pensions Technician
    Kim DrewPensions Technician
    Leanne GodfreyPensions Technician
    Nicky CobbPensions Technician
    Megan KilbeyPensions Technician
    Luke Daniels Pensions Technician
    VacancyPensions Technician

    Police and Fire LGPS employers, Somerset employers (except Somerset Council and Somerset Council paid employers) 

    Fiona SamwaysTeam Manager
    Neil PookSenior Pensions Technician
    Vicky ShepherdPensions Technician
    Steph KingPensions Technician
    Alec WhitePensions Technician
    Fred AtkinsonPensions Technician
    Becky WhatleyPensions Technician
    Jade BlakeyPensions Technician

    Devon County Council (DCC), Plymouth Uni, Torbay Council and DCC paid academies

    Marcella ParrTeam Manager
    Claire KissaneSenior Pensions Technician
    Helen NetteltonPensions Technician
    Christine TuckerPensions Technician
    Luan Crawford Pensions Technician
    Lucy OwenPensions Technician
    Alice DennisPensions Technician
    Luan CrawfordPensions Technician
    Kye Fitton-SherrardPensions Technician

    Member Support Team

    Kate SimpsonSenior Team Manager
    Lee HopkinsSenior Pensions Technician
    William MooreSenior Pensions Technician
    Amy GriffinPensions Technician
    Michelle AbrahamsPensions Technician
    Emma HendersonPensions Technician
    Taylor SheehanPensions Technician
    Pippa CutlerPensions Administrator
    Mattie GravettPensions Administrator
    Zohra KananiPensions Administrator
  • Police and Fire Team

    The Police and Fire Team is responsible for the majority of work performed on behalf of current, deferred and prospective members of the Police and Fire Pension schemes we administer. The work ranges from general administration (such as address or name changes, requests for scheme literature, and transfer requests to previous employers) to the actual calculations and payment of retirement benefits.

    David Morris Team Manager
    Rob KeanSenior Pensions Technician
    Rebecca Dyball Pensions Technician
  • First Response Team

    The First Response team are responsible for processing the incoming and outgoing communication received in the post. In addition to this, various administrative tasks are performed by the team including refund payments, amalgamations of records, interfund adjustments and more.

    Kalin LaneTeam Manager
    Niall BurlandPensions Administrator
    Jolie SelleckPensions Administrator
    Ollie BlackmorePensions Administrator
    Christopher FisherPensions Administrator
  • Technical and Training Team

    The Technical and Training team provides the technical advice and training to Peninsula Pensions staff.  They manage all procedures and yearly projects such as Annual Allowance.  They also deliver presentations to scheme members on specific LGPS topics as required.

    Emma Sanders Senior Technical and Training Officer
    Melissa McCarthy Senior Technical and Training Officer
    Robert MayTeam Manager (Projects)
    Annette Wass Team Manager (Projects)
    Nick BaggotTechnical and Training Officer
    Joana OsorioPensions Technician
  • Pensioner Payroll Team

    The Pensioner and Payroll team manages payrolls on behalf of the Local Government, Police and Fire Pension Schemes administered by Peninsula Pensions.

    Vadims KapkajevsPension Payroll Manager
    Tegan StainerPayroll Officer
    Edita JeffersonPensions Technician
    Natalie BoyerPensions Technician
    Atefe DadkhahPensions Technician
  • Finance

    The Finance team is responsible for the producing and monitoring the Pension Admin Budget and closure of its accounts, debt recovery, payment of invoices, allocation of bank payments, financial coding structure and reconciliation of payroll and other financial requirements.

    Michelle JacksonFinance Team Manager
    VacancyFinance Team Manager (Secondment)
    Jane BridleFinance Technician
    Justina SmithFinance Administrator
  • Systems Development Team

    The Systems Development Team manages the pension database and Member Self-Service area for Peninsula Pensions. They update systems and run reports as required by employers, pension fund accounts, and actuaries.

    Jane AplinSystems and Development Manager
    Richard TuckSystems and Development Officer
    Sophie DownerSystems and Development Officer
    James DycheSystems Technician
    Steve BradfordSystems Technician
    Gordon TurnerSystems Technician
    Tom Bird Systems Technician
  • Investment Team

    Each LGPS administering authority pays its benefits from a dedicated pension fund. Both the scheme member and their employer pay into this fund in order to provide retirement benefits for the member once they reach retirement age, or earlier if the situation demands. The contributions paid into the scheme are invested in a variety of bonds and shares and this is the responsibility of the Investment Management Team.

    Devon Pension Fund Investment Team

    Somerset Pension Fund Investment Team

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