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).

Fritham, Hamphire

Kent County Council provides the secretariat support to the Joint Committee and publishes electronic copies of agenda and unrestricted public items on their website


Cllr Mark Kemp-Gee


Vice Chairman

Cllr Susan Barker


Cllr Alison Whelan


Cllr Gerard Fox

East Sussex

Cllr Andrew Williams


Cllr Vanessa Churchman

Isle of Wight

Cllr Charlie Simkins


Cllr Tom FitzPatrick


Cllr Karen Soons


Cllr Graham Lawman

West Northamptonshire

Cllr Jeremy Hunt

West Sussex