John Chilman

Chief Executive

John joined as Chief Executive of Railpen in June 2019, having previously served for 12 years as a Director of the Railways Pension Scheme Trustee Company, and Chair for the last five years. John is also an Independent Trustee of the Nestle UK pension fund and is a Director of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, where he also chairs its Policy Board, and is a Trustee of the Pensions Policy Institute.

John is a Chartered Accountant by qualification, and was previously Group Head of Pensions at National Grid. Prior to that John held senior financial, commercial and pension positions at a number of large companies, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, South Western Electricity, Shell, HBOS and FirstGroup.