Client feedback


The trustee training was a very well-paced overview which gave opportunity to explore ideas and question more deeply at key points.
Paul Coley,
The Altro Pension and Life Scheme
It’s a pleasure working with key members of the PSGS team: their experience and leadership means that they know how to get the job done, working in partnership with fellow trustees, employers and advisers to achieve the best result for members.
Mark Smith,
Partner at Taylor Wessing
​We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian and Kerry react to us and work with us is brilliant. We are very happy.
Katherine Breading,
Tyser
These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.
Ray Pygott,
Partner at KPMG LLP
​Ian has added more value than we thought he would at the start… which shows it pays to go with someone who is doing the job of a professional trustee as their bread and butter.
Katherine Breading,
Tyser
​They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.
Paul Rudd,
Express Newspapers
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About Punter Southall Governance Services

PSGS are the trusteeship and pension governance experts. We share our extensive knowledge and experience and find really smart solutions to benefit our clients.


We seem new, but we’re not.

Our new name followed the merger in January 2018 of two long-standing firms, PS Independent Trustees and HR Trustees, collectively having been in business for over 40 years. As a firm, we’ve purposefully kept ourselves at the head of trusteeship and governance. New ideas, new solutions and new technology - that’s us.

We seem small, but we’re not.

We’re a team of 37 and are now probably the largest professional trustee firm in the UK. We’ve just been successful at keeping the personal feel we had at the very start.

Professionalism and personality have got us a long way. We currently work with over 210 clients covering over 420,000 members and £40bn in assets. From the very small (£0.5m) to the very large (£15bn), clients stay with us. They trust us to get on with the job and deliver great service, knowing we’ll be friendly too.

People are at the heart of our business – be that our team, others we work with or the members we represent. From new graduates starting their career with us to trustees with over 50 years’ experience, we’re a dynamic team that enjoys learning from and supporting each other and our clients.

We act for many pension schemes, including defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) pension schemes that are open or closed to new members, closed to future benefit accrual, winding up or merging. We work with both trust based pension schemes and contract based workplace pensions.

We believe expert financial and investment management are fundamental to the successful running of any workplace pension scheme, so we ensure we provide our clients with access to a strong team with extensive experience and a very wide range of skills.

We are members of The Association of Corporate Trustees (TACT), Faculty and Institute of Actuaries, NAPF, Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) and Pensions Management Institute (PMI).

Our team

Our widely experienced team includes - including qualified actuaries, accredited mediators, investment advisers, administrators and pension consultants.


Why PSGS?

We offer clients innovative thinking, transparency and accessibility, delivered with a personal approach and a clear commitment to professional standards.


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Our offices

We have offices throughout the UK.


Speak to us

To find out more about how we can help you

call us on:

0845 313 0024


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