William has worked in institutional asset management for 40 years, including three spells in Tokyo. Since 2009 he has been advising public sector funds and currently acts as independent advisor to three LGPS funds. He also acts as independent chair of the Lancashire County Pension Board. He has a Masters in Finance from the LBS, and is Director of Linchpin Advisory Limited, providing advisory services on investment and governance. William has three millennial and one Generation Z children and lives with his wife in Kent. Outside work he plays bridge competitively and spends most of his spare time looking after and occasionally sailing a 55-year-old wooden boat on the River Medway.