“I found the trustee training really beneficial, highly recommended. I am not a trustee, I represent the employer and I think it will be valuable for me in future, having a better understanding of the trustees' perspective.”
“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.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
“They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.”
“They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.”
“Highly informative. Having leading professionals deliver the TKU course really adds value.”
Gillian acts as secretary to the trustees for several clients and manages pensions project work.
Gillian worked in pensions in Edinburgh and South Africa before joining Punter Southall in 1999. She became a Principal in 2002 and was responsible for the Guildford office administration team.
Gillian was the driving force behind initiatives to obtain the Plain English Crystal Mark for member communications and the annual internal controls review. Latterly, she was Head of Administration Client Services and implemented auto-enrolment for clients.
Gillian has acted as a scheme secretary since 2009 and transferred to us in 2014 to focus on this role.
She is a PMI Fellowship Network Ambassador, a secretary of the PLSA Thames Valley committee and a member of the PLSA Defined Benefit Reference Group.
Gillian’s project management and organisational skills come in handy outside of work too, whether that’s for planning events like her son’s three day wedding or navigating her way around Moscow and St Petersburg.
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), Master of Arts
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