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Register of Board members' interests

A register of the private interests declared by The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) Board members.

Register of Board members' interests as at April 2021


Name Role at TPR Current employment or office in addition to TPR role Current directorships Non-profit organisation Occupational pension schemes
Helen Aston Executive director

Independent Person at Brighton and Hove City Council, Audit and Standards Committee

Non-executive member of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee of the Valuation Office Agency (3 year term starting 3 June 2019)

    Civil Service
Kirstin Baker Non-executive board member Non-executive portfolio Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust

Independent member of Council

Sussex University, Member of Audit Committee

Clarion Housing Group, Non-executive adviser

Western Sussex Hospitals Trust

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Inquiry Chair

Civil Service
Charles Counsell Chief Executive    

Camden House Freehold Management Company - Director

South Somerset Citizen Advice, Trustee

Lympsham Manor Trust, Trustee

Allied Domecq


Civil Service

David Fairs Executive director    

Advisory Board member: Association for Business Psychology

Advisory Board member: Mathematics Department of the University of Essex

Member of Membership Committee of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce

Member of the Association of Consulting Actuaries (Affiliate member)

Member of the Actuaries Club

Chair of the Pensions Working Group of the Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation (JFAR) by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute

Chair of the Genomics Development Board of Sarcoma UK

KPMG Pension Scheme (Deferred member)

Robert Herga Non-executive board member General Counsel Gatwick Airport Ltd Gatwick Airport Pension Trustees Ltd   BAA pension scheme 
Katie Kapernaros Non-executive director As of 23 November 2020 - Isle of Man government; then, from 1 April 2021, Board of Manx Care

The Property Ombudsman

BPDTS (nbwill end at date tbc 2021)

Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

Wallingford Rowing Club

Lloyds Bank



David Martin Non-executive director

Chair of the Professionalism Committee of the International Actuarial Association

Member of the United Reformed Church Investment Committee (advises trustees of the United Reformed Church Pensions Trust and separately the sponsoring employer of URC Final Salary Scheme with The Pensions Trust)

MMC UK pension fund

Standard Life pension scheme

Chris Morson

Non-executive director


DVLA (Non-Executive Director)

HM Land Registry (Non-Executive Director)

Royal London Asset Management (Non-Executive Director)

Morson Associates Ltd


Royal Bank of Scotland Group Pension Scheme

Nicola Parish Executive director      None CiviI Service
Sarah Smart Non-executive Chair (Interim)

Portfolio of non-executive director positions and advisory appointments

Managing partner for family partnership - Greys Estates Partnership

Director - SmartCats Consulting

Sarah Smart has declared to TPR that her husband is the CEO of British Airways Pension Services Limited

  Standard Life Staff Pension Scheme