Client feedback


​Ian has added more value than we thought he would at the start… which shows it pays to go with someone who is doing the job of a professional trustee as their bread and butter.
Katherine Cross,
Tyser
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
Mark Fletcher - excellent independent trustee, personality and high standards.
Sukhjit Dhillon ,
RATP
I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSGS scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSGS shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further.
Claire Silvester,
Vector Aerospace
Excellent, very strong relationship. Good understanding of our needs. We can absolutely rely on PSGS.
David Onion ,
Volvo Group
Excellent communication - the trustee training course facilitators were clearly knowledgeable and very experienced in their field and able to convey concept and information in a way I was able to understand.
Phillipa McFadyen,
RSPCA
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David Griffiths

Client Director

Professional trustee

Contact David

London

Tel 020 3327 5366

Role

David is an experienced programme manager and pension trustee with an extensive background in finance and business change programmes.

Background & experience

David joined EDF Energy in 2003 as a financial controller, moving into programme manager roles across finance, IT and shared services.

David started his pension career in 2011 when he became a trustee of the EDF Energy Pension Scheme where he managed several projects, including implementing pensions auto-enrolment, delivering a company-wide pensions review programme and a covenant alignment exercise.

Before joining us in 2022, David worked at GSK as a pensions project consultant. He managed a number of pension projects, including the closure of legacy defined benefit (DB) schemes, setting up a new defined contribution (DC) pension master trust and designing a GMP equalisation implementation approach.

David enjoys running Parkruns and singing in various choirs, including a local community choir and a male singing group.

Qualifications: Fellow Chartered Accountant, PMI Award in Pension Trusteeship, Retirement Provision Certificate, PRINCE 2 Practitioner, MSP Practitioner

Areas of specialism

  • complex stakeholder relationships
  • governance
  • project management
  • DB & DC schemes
  • Finance
  • IT
  • business change

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