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Growth Plan Employer Committee

The Growth Plan Employer Committee (GPEC) was established in April 2008 to involve Growth Plan employers in the operation and future of the Growth Plan.

The GPEC has three main areas of focus: scheme funding, investment strategy and benefit structure.

GPEC members

GPEC members
 Tanya Hill
Oxfam GB
 Steven Markiewicz
Hatfield Citizens Advice Bureau 
 William Howarth
YHA (England & Wales)
Tom Pettitt
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre
Marilyn Acker - Deputy Chair
VSO International
 Simon Smart - Chair
Benenden School, Kent
 Beverley Smith
Royal Russell School, Surrey
Gordon Sutton
St. John Ambulance
 Janet Wilkinson
 Steve Cochrane
Save the Chilrden
 Pete Thomas
Home-Start UK

Representation from TPT Retirement Solutions at GPEC meetings varies according to agenda requirements and availability, but may include:



Michael Ramsey

Chief Executive

Karen Parry

Head of Trustee Services

 Simon Hart
Trustee Services Delivery Manager

James Webster

Senior Employer Relationship Manager

Jacki Johnston

Trustee Services Support Executive

GPEC meetings may also be attended by third parties such as the scheme actuary, investment advisers, etc.

GPEC meetings usually take place once or twice a year in London, depending on the volume of items for consultation.