“Where PSGS are appointed to act in conjunction with an existing body of trustees, we have found that they are quickly able to fit in well and gain the trust and respect of their co-trustees. ”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
“Gillian and Curtis provide an excellent service to the trustees. They are approachable and possess a huge amount of knowledge. Everything appears to work smoothly which I am sure is due to the immense amount of work they do in the background to ensure all paperwork is available and up to date.”
“The Trustee Training course is very good. Excellent coverage of material presented in an easy-to-digest manner and quality of presentation by both presenters. ”
“Many organisations and people provide the services that clients need. In my opinion, the differentiator is in the way those services are provided and to that extent, Kathy embodies the qualities that I have come to value from PSITL. Kathy is organised but not fussy; diligent but not dogmatic; persistent without being pushy and compliant in a pragmatic way. Whilst she takes ownership and drives issues forward, Kathy is a team player who uses her and her colleagues experience to provide services to her trustee client whilst working closely with those like me representing the sponsoring employer. She works collaboratively with advisers but constructively challenges the scope of services, fees and service standards whenever necessary and makes sure that member needs are always taken into account. I enjoy working with her and trust that she will deliver what is required by the trustee and the members they represent in a manner satisfactory to the sponsoring employer. ”
“PSGS were overall more professional than others.”
Chris leads our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team (HR Trustees being one of five firms on the PPF Trustee Panel).
Chris started his pensions career with us in 2000 and has been a full time professional trustee throughout this period.
Chris specialises in schemes requiring exit management services and winding up. He has experience with complex PPF entry issues and in securing greater than PPF benefits with insurance companies.
Thanks to his extensive experience of schemes going through PPF assessment, Chris is an excellent project manager and expert in governance, data and benefit reviews, investment reviews and legal reviews. He is well known for his ability to keep calm and focused during an intensive period where you have to dig up the drains!
Chris likes the outdoors and is often seen walking through fields covered in mud. He is a very keen traveller and has visited all five continents, taking lots of photos along the way on the basis a few will be good!
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), Honours degree in history, accredited professional trustee
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