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Clare Owen has been a really excellent scheme secretary
We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.
Peter Millard,
Company Secretary, TRL Limited
Thanks for all your help!
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
PSGS were overall more professional than others.
Paul Staniland,
The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
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James Duggan

Scheme Manager

Professional trustee, Governance services

Contact James


Tel 0118 207 2913


James co-ordinates all day-to-day activities for a range of scheme secretarial and independent trustee appointments.

Background & experience

James has worked in pensions for over 11 years, having previously worked as part of the Punter Southall actuarial team, before joining us six years ago to move to professional trusteeship.

James has significant experience of providing scheme secretarial and governance services to a wide range of clients. He uses the skills and expertise from this to bring further value to his trustee appointments to ensure they are well run and have the relevant processes and procedures in place.

James acts as lead sole corporate trustee to three schemes and as an alternate to five schemes. They have seen significant funding improvements and some of them are undertaking actions to secure scheme benefits with an insurer.

James enjoys playing football, has achieved the Sports Diver Scuba Diving qualification, 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, accredited professional trustee, APMI qualified

Areas of specialism

  • actuarial issues
  • investment & funding strategies
  • buy-out
  • pension consultancy
  • GMP equalisation

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