Client feedback


Thanks for all your help!
We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.
Peter Millard,
Company Secretary, TRL Limited
​Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.
Mark Assinder,
Bouygues
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
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
​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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Chris Bamford

Client Director

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Tel 0118 207 2906

Role

Chris is chair of three trustee boards and sits on two others. He also spends part of his time at BAE Systems in their pensions department.

Background & experience

Chris has been involved in the pensions industry for many years, starting in 1973 at Prudential as an actuarial trainee in their pensions division.

In the mid eighties he moved to what later became Aon Hewitt, where he fulfilled a wide range of senior roles. These included client management, divisional director and scheme actuary appointments.

Chris joined us in 2011. Throughout his pensions career as actuary and chair of trustees, he is most proud of resolving a very contentious issue between a sponsoring company and trustee board in connection with the interpretation of the scheme’s rules. It was a long running and difficult matter involving conflicts of interest, inadequate records, significant amounts of money and conflicting legal opinions.

Qualifications: Mathematics degree, Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FIA).

Areas of specialism

  • scheme wind ups
  • investments
  • restructures
  • actuarial matters
  • conflicts of interest

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