The ACCESS Joint Committee
The formal decision-making body within the ACCESS Pool is the Joint Committee. The Joint Committee has been appointed by the 11 Administering Authorities under s102 of the Local Government Act 1972, with delegated authority from the Full Council of each Administering Authority to exercise specific functions in relation to the Pooling of Pension Fund assets.
The Joint Committee is responsible for ongoing contract management and budget management for the Pool and is supported by the Officer Working Group (OWG) and the ACCESS Support Unit (ASU).
Each Administering Authority is represented by an elected Councillor from its Pensions Committee.
Hampshire Cllr Mark Kemp-Gee (Chairman)
Essex Cllr Susan Barker (Vice Chairman)
Cambridgeshire Cllr Alison Whelan
East Sussex Cllr Gerard Fox
Hertfordshire Cllr Andrew Williams
Isle of Wight Cllr Chris Jarman
Kent Cllr Charlie Simkins
Norfolk Cllr Judy Oliver
Suffolk Cllr Karen Soons
Northamptonshire Cllr Malcolm Longley
West Sussex Cllr Jeremy Hunt
Kent County Council provides the secretariat support to the Joint Committee and publishes electronic copies of agenda and unrestricted public items on their website