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The trustee training course covered a wide variety of subjects which gives a good basis for future discussion and decision making during trustee meetings.
Jean-Paul Gobel,
Heerema
Very professional and engaged service.
Danny Nussbaum,
HR Director, Volvo
PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it
Ian Edwards,
Chair of Trustee, Comet Pension Scheme
As a pensions novice, I felt that the trustee training course gave me a good grounding.
Will Court
Thanks for all your help!
The team provide an excellent service with practical and commercial input that we have not found with anyone else.
Mark Culwick
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Chris Hayes

Director

Contact Chris

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2915

Role

Chris leads our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team (HR Trustees being one of five firms on the PPF Trustee 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 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.

Areas of specialism

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

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