Client feedback


Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work.
Wendy Stansfield,
Vector Aerospace
When requesting information by email, I have noticed that there is 'out of hours activity' to answer me. I regard this as a stand out 'above and beyond' - impressed.
​We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian reacts to us and works with us is brilliant. We are very happy.
Katherine Cross,
Tyser
Very professional and engaged service.
Danny Nussbaum,
HR Director, Volvo
In any major corporate transaction, time is of the essence. PSGS's pragmatic commercial approach helped us manage the pensions aspects of our group re-structure to ensure a positive outcome for all parties.
David Wilman,
CFO at Survitec Group
I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.
Rob Hartley,
RSPCA
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Chris Hayes

Director

Professional trustee, PPF

Contact Chris

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2915

Role

Chris leads our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team, PSGS being one of the five Trustee firms on the PPF’s Trustee and Support Services panel.

Background & experience

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 seven 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

Areas of specialism

  • buy outs & wind up
  • benefit audit & rectification
  • PPF transfers
  • distressed schemes

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