Mike Weston appointed CEO of LGPS Central, John Burns promoted to deputy CEO. : Many people start their new year with diets, exercise, or perhaps a dose of self-help. Bookshops are well stocked with guides to better working, living, thinking, sleeping and even breathing. No wonder the discussion of trade is in such a tangle. The terminology around the subject is almost designed to cause confusion. Mike Weston, former head of the Pensions Infrastructure Platform, has been appointed chief executive of LGPS Central, the asset pooling vehicle for nine Midlands-based local authority pension funds.