Peter Scales

Senior Adviser

Peter is a Senior Adviser and a chartered public accountant with over 45 years’ experience in local government finance, 25 of these within pensions. He has built a governance advisory capability with AllenbridgeEpic and currently works with three pension funds, two in local government and one major fund in the private sector, and has undertaken several ad hoc projects for local authority funds.


Until December 2006, Peter was Chief Executive of the London Pensions Fund Authority, administering a scheme valued at £3.5 billion. This included leading the restructuring of investment strategy, the introduction of SIPS, funding strategy statements and the practical application of the Myners principles for local government pension schemes. He has played a number of influencing roles in the UK pensions industry, including the NAPF and the CIPFA Pensions Panel, and has helped develop many aspects of guidance on good practice in the administration of LGPS pension funds.