Our advisory board
The Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Advisory Board provides advice to Scottish Ministers on a broad range of policy matters relating to the pension scheme.
The board has seven member representatives and seven employer representatives as well as attendees from the Scottish Government and employer and member officials as required. The current members are:
Chair: William McGonigle.
Vice chair: Councillor Alasdair Rankin.
Joint-secretariat: Jonathan Sharma (employer side); Hayley Wotherspoon (employer side; Dave Watson (member side).
Tony Dowling - member representative
William McGonigle - member representative
Stephen Smellie - member representative
Brian Gallagher - member representative
Frank Gray - member representative
Simon Watson - Secretariat to the SAB
Davena Rankin - member representative (UNISON named substitute)
Councillor John Mitchell - employer representative
Councillor Ian McAlpine - employer representative
Councillor Alasdair Rankin - employer representative
Councillor Jim Goodfellow - employer representative
Brian Strathie - employer representative
Councillor Stewart Cree - employer representative
News, guidance, bulletins and minutes are published on the Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board website.