Client feedback


The Trustee Training course is very good. Excellent coverage of material presented in an easy-to-digest manner and quality of presentation by both presenters.
Jonathan Williams ,
Bangor University
Thanks for all your help!
Gillian and Curtis provide an excellent service to the trustees. They are approachable and possess a huge amount of knowledge. Everything appears to work smoothly which I am sure is due to the immense amount of work they do in the background to ensure all paperwork is available and up to date.
Ian Woods,
KGPT trustees
Wish I'd had the opportunity to do the Trustee training course sooner!
Stuart Atkins,
Raleigh UK Ltd
Ann and her team are very knowledgeable and proactive, liaise well with our other advisers and provide the Trustees with an invaluable secretarial service.
Ian Edwards,
Chair of Trustees, Comet
​We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian reacts to us and works with us is brilliant. We are very happy.
Katherine Cross,
Tyser
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James Duggan

Scheme Manager

Professional trustee, Governance services

Contact James

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2913

Role

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

Background & experience

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, accredited professional trustee

Areas of specialism

  • ongoing schemes
  • actuarial issues
  • PPF & FAS
  • pension consultancy
  • member communications

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