Client feedback


The team provide an excellent service with practical and commercial input that we have not found with anyone else.
Mark Culwick
Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.
Stuart Barker ,
Independent Occupational Pensions Consultant, RSPCA
I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSGS scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSGS shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further.
Claire Silvester,
Vector Aerospace
So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.
Paul Rudd ,
Chairman of Trustees, Express Newspaper
Thanks for all your help!
​Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.
Mark Assinder,
Bouygues
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Abi Watts

Scheme Manager

Contact Abi

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2924

Role

Abi is a member of our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team.

Background & experience

Abi started in the pensions industry in documentation services at a large insurance company in 1999 before moving into trusteeships at a leading law firm.

Abi has previously worked on a wide variety of pension schemes and has experience in providing secretarial services to ongoing schemes, managing scheme closures and winding up both fully funded and underfunded pension schemes.

Abi joined us in 2014. She is an experienced project manager and specialises in managing schemes through PPF assessment. She understands buy out considerations for benefit and data reviews and the revisions needed to investment strategy to de-risk in order to protect the possibility of buying out benefits above PPF levels.

Outside of work Abi enjoys spending time with her basset hound. She also overcame her fear of heights after paragliding in New Zealand.

Qualifications: BA (Hons) English Degree, Post Graduate Publishing Diploma.

Areas of specialism

  • buy outs & wind up
  • project management
  • PPF transfers
  • scheme closure
  • trustee secretarial support
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