7 June 2023 - Place-Based Impact Investing Forum online all-stakeholder event with Brunel Pension Partnership and Cornwall Pension Fund

Hear about their innovative strategies for working together to impact Cornwall.

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Pensions for Purpose was delighted to invite Place-Based Impact Investing Forum members to the online all-stakeholder event at 14:00 on Wednesday 7 June 2023. 
Brunel Pension Partnership and Cornwall Pension Fund have collaborated to construct an innovative solution to bring impact investing to Cornwall in an efficient and economic package using the scale that Brunel affords. Through their strategies, they have been able to channel LGPS investment into affordable private rental housing and renewables in the county. 
Delegates joined us for a presentation to learn more about this structure, followed by a chance our members to ask questions on this arrangement and support their own plans and framework building.


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Speakers' biographies

Chris Crozier, Senior Client Relationship Manager, Brunel Pension Partnership

Chris Cozier
Chris brings 25 years of financial services experience to Brunel Pension Partnership. Joining in 2017, he has helped shape and inform the organisation from its very early stages.


Sean Johns
, Pensions Investment Manager, Cornwall Pension Fund

Sean JohnsSince joining Cornwall Pension Fund in 2012, Sean splits his time between managing the investments, governance matters, and leading the fund’s approach to responsible investment and impact.

Martin Pattinson, Director and Place-Based Impact Investing Forum Lead

Martin Pattinson

Martin has spent over 40 years in a variety of roles in property, banking and asset management across North America, Asia, EMEA but especially the UK institutional marketplace.

At Pensions for Purpose, Martin helps host our forums and works with colleagues on our member engagement programme, contributing to bringing our members together to inform, share knowledge, influence and advise, to achieve environmental and societal impact investment.

The Place-Based Impact Investing Forum

The Place-Based Impact Investing Forum was established by Pensions for Purpose and The Good Economy and is run in partnership with the Impact Investing Institute to help pension funds and other asset owners make informed decisions about place-based investments. We do this by sharing place-based-related thought leadership written by our members (asset managers, consultants and lawyers), by running training workshops for trustees and by engaging in industry-wide conversation through our quarterly all-stakeholder and asset-owner events.

To join the Place-Based Impact Investing Forum please email the Forum Lead.

Pensions for Purpose

Pensions for Purpose exists as a bridge between asset managers, pension funds and their professional advisers, to encourage the flow of capital towards impact investment. Our aim is to empower pension funds to seek positive impact opportunities and mitigate negative impact risks.

For more information, please email the Membership Manager.

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