Orkney Islands Council
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Pension Fund Sub-Committee/Pension Board

The Pension Fund Sub-Committee acts as the Scheme Manager and has established the Pension Board under the provisions of the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2014. Further information can be accessed from the 'Related Links' section of this page.

The Pension Board is responsible for assisting the Scheme Manager in relation to compliance with Scheme regulations and the requirements of the Pension Regulator.

Further information can be accessed including the Terms of Reference, Statement of Investment Principals, Funding Strategy Statement, Actuarial Valuation, Training Policy, Risk Register from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page.

Pension Board Members:

Chair: Leader of the Council - James Stockan.

Vice Chair: Depute Leader of the Council - Leslie Manson.


  • Councillor Owen Tierney.
  • Councillor Duncan Tullock.
  • Councillor Harvey Johnston.

Union Representatives:

  • Eileen Swanney - Unison.
  • Karen Kent - Uison.
  • Eoin Millar - Unite.
  • Mark Vincent - GMB.

Employer Representative:

  • Andrew Blake - Orkney Ferries Ltd.

For details of the Committee Members of the Pension Fund Sub-Committee please click on the Related Link 'Pension Fund Sub-Committee' on this page.

All members of the Pension Board have completed a ‘Register of Interest’. To view these for the Union Representatives and Employer Representative please select the relevant name from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page. To view the Members ‘Register of Interest’ please select the 'Declaration of Interest' link from the ‘Related Links’ section of this page.