“I enjoy working with PSGS and we have a very positive relationship. I was new to pensions and found them very helpful.”
“In my experience, not all professional trustees are able to cope with tricky or potentially confrontational situations. I find PSGS has massive experience in getting involved, earning the respect of others and resolving such issues. They get stuck in – they are a first rate team.”
“Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.”
“Ever increasing regulation has placed a heavy burden on trustees both in terms of time and the risk of non-compliance. PSGS has the experience and the resources to help trustees manage these burdens.”
“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.”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
James co-ordinates all day-to-day activities for a range of scheme secretarial and independent trustee appointments.
After a successful actuarial internship at Punter Southall Limited, James joined their actuarial consultancy team in 2010. He joined us in 2016.
James has particular experience in scheme funding, actuarial factor reviews and setting transfer value bases. He is involved in member communications, providing pension scheme investment advice and delivering trustee secretary services to clients.
In 2011, James was seconded to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) where he was involved in completing the yearly actuarial valuation for the organisation. He is also experienced in Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) cases.
James likes to keep active - he was voted Players’ Player of the Season for his football team and has achieved the Sports Diver Scuba Diving qualification. If that isn’t enough, he has climbed Mount Snowdon and is on track to visit all seven continents (two to go!).
Qualifications: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries examinations, BSc Hons Mathematics with Actuarial Science
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