Client feedback


​They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.
Paul Rudd,
Express Newspapers
​I would recommend them to anyone - I have dealt with a number of other independent trustee firms and would rate PSGS as the best. We are very happy with Mark and the service we get.
Julia Morton,
Camellia plc
Highly informative. Having leading professionals deliver the TKU course really adds value.
Jonathan Williams ,
Bangor University
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
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
Ever increasing regulation has placed a heavy burden on trustees both in terms of time and the risk of non-compliance. PSGS has the experience and the resources to help trustees manage these burdens.
Mark Atkinson,
Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna
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Alex Davies

Director

Contact Alex

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2920

Role

Alex deals mainly with ongoing schemes and is a member of our management board.

Background & experience

Alex has extensive pensions experience, with more than 20 years as a professional trustee. He started at James Hay Pension Trustees in 1997 looking after executive pension schemes (SSAS, FURBS etc), then gained defined contribution (DC) experience with Winterthur Life.

Alex joined us in 2002. He acts as trustee for a range of ongoing schemes, predominantly defined benefit (DB) but also DC and hybrid. His appointments include chair of trustees, trustee board member and sole trustee.

He has dealt with most circumstances and many industry sectors, including: regulatory bodies, leisure, education, defence, media & technology, automotive & rail, healthcare, manufacturing, publishing, pharmaceuticals, housing associations and legal firms.

In his spare time, Alex suffers the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune on the golf course and still plays a bit of cricket on a Sunday, provided he can be sure of a good tea.

Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), law degree, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Areas of specialism

  • corporate transactions
  • investment strategy
  • scheme mergers
  • liability management
  • funding negotiations
  • benefit changes
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