Devon Pension Fund and Investments

Your Pension Fund Representatives

The Investment and Pension Fund Committee oversees the operation of the Devon Pension Fund on behalf of Devon County Council.

Representing Devon County Council

  • Councillor Ray Bloxham (Chairman)
  • Councillor Christine Channon (Vice-Chairman)
  • Councillor Yvonne Atkinson
  • Councillor Alan Connett
  • Councillor Richard Edgell
  • Councillor Richard Hosking

Representing Devon Unitary and District Councils

  • Councillor Peter Edwards (Devon District Councils
  • Councillor Lorraine Parker Delaz-Ajete (Plymouth City Council)
  • Councillor James O’Dwyer (Torbay Council)

Representing Other Employers

  • Donna Healy (Dartmoor National Park Authority)


  • Representing the Contributors – Roberto Franceschini and Jo Rimron
  • Representing the Beneficiaries – Colin Lomax

Independent Advisor

  • Steve Tyson (AllenbridgeEpic)

County Council Officers

  • Mary Davis – County Treasurer
  • Mark Gayler – Assistant County Treasurer, Investments
  • Charlotte Thompson – Head of Peninsula Pensions

Fund Actuary

  • Graeme Muir, Barnett Waddingham LLP

Devon Pension Board

The Devon Pension Board includes representatives of the Fund’s employers and members. It’s role is to assist the Administering Authority in securing:

  • compliance with LGPS and any other relevant legislation;
  • compliance with requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator in relation to the LGPS;
  • the effective and efficient governance and administration of the LGPS.

Full details on the Pension Board are given on the Pension Board page.