Northern LGPS has appointed Councillor Gerald Cooney as chairman, replacing Paul Doughty who has held the role on an interim basis since January.
Currently vice deputy of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF), Cooney will lead the £45bn Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pool which comprises the assets of the Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire...
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