Our People

Growth Plan Employer Consultative Group

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

The GPECG has three main functions: Scheme Funding, Investment Strategy and Benefit Structure.


GPECG Members

Mervyn Brown 
Fife Society for the Blind

Isabel Hartland
National Association for Voluntary & Community Action

Tanya Hill 
Oxfam GB

William Howarth 
YHA (England & Wales)

Philip Latham 
The North of England Peace Board

Steven Markiewicz 
Welwyn Hatfield Citizens Advice Bureau

Tom Pettitt 
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre  

Marilyn Acker
VSO International

Christine Grant (co-opted)
The Ramblers

Simon Smart 
Benenden School, Kent

Beverley Smith 
Royal Russell School, Surrey

Gordon Sutton (co-opted)
St John Ambulance 

Janet Wilkinson
CAFOD

 
Representatives from The Pensions Trust at GPECG meetings varies according to availability, but may include:


TPT
Representative

Job Title

Michael Ramsey

Chief Executive

Karen Parry

Head of Trustee Services

James Webster

Senior Scheme Manager

Jacki Johnston

Trustee Services Support Executive

GPECG meetings may also be attended by third parties such as the Scheme Actuary, investment advisers, etc.

Meetings of the GPECG are typically held six-monthly or annually in London, depending upon the volume of subject matter arising for consultation.


Meeting Minutes Sept 2016
GP ECG Meeting Minutes 0916

Meeting Minutes Sept 2015
GP ECG Meeting Minutes 0915
 
Meeting Minutes July 2015
GP ECG Meeting Minutes 0715

Meeting Minutes April 2015
GP ECG Meeting Minutes 0415

Meeting Minutes January 2015
GP ECG Meeting Minutes 0115

GP ECG Terms of Reference
GP ECG Terms of Reference

GP ECG Nomination Form
GP ECG Nomination Form

GP ECG Further Information 
GP ECG Further Information

Information for Employers

The GPECG has produced charts to show overall employer numbers and a breakdown of employer size measured by contingent s.75 withdrawal liability of participating employers of Growth Plan.

Growth Plan S75 Basis Debt at 30 September 2013
GP S75 BASIS DEBT 300913

Growth Plan S75 Basis Debt at 30 September 2012
GP S75 BASIS DEBT 300912

Employers Participating in Growth Plan from 2011-2013
GP EMPLOYERS BYS75 DEBT 2011 2013