Robert Branagh

London Pensions Fund Authority
Chief Executive Officer

Robert is a pensions professional with an extensive business background. He has worked for trustee, not for profit, private equity owned, and insurance businesses over the last 30 years. Robert transitioned the Office of the Paymaster General from a public to a private sector outsourcing business in the late 1990’s and worked with Cabinet Office to establish the joint venture which became MyCSP. He has also managed the back office or pension functions for several pension schemes, including the NHS, Civil Service, Royal Mail Statutory scheme, and the £20 billion Railways pension scheme. Currently, he is the Chair of the Armed Forces Pension Scheme, a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute and sits on the Board of Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA), a fully-owned subsidiary of Local Pensions Partnership (LPP).

Robert is a regular speaker at pensions and employee benefits events and is a regular contributor to the UK pensions industry press. He is passionate about ensuring that members and employers at LPFA obtain the best support and service in an increasingly challenging pensions environment. At the LPFA, Robert’s focus is to provide support and quality service to members and employers, to support the development of and oversee LPP activities, to help the LPFA Board fulfil its statutory objectives and to work with interested stakeholders to ensure LPFA is an efficient, sustainable and well-run pension fund.