“The trustee training course covered a wide variety of subjects which gives a good basis for future discussion and decision making during trustee meetings.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
“They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.”
“In any major corporate transaction, time is of the essence. PSGS's pragmatic commercial approach helped us manage the pensions aspects of our group re-structure to ensure a positive outcome for all parties. ”
“We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.”
“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.”
Ken is a professionally qualified pensions and benefits specialist with deep technical knowledge and practical experience.
Ken began his corporate pensions career in 1989 at S.G. Warburg Group plc. He managed the governance of UK and overseas pensions and benefit plans for ten years and was Trustee Secretary and a Trustee Director. He then held a similar position with ABN AMRO as Global Head of Pensions & Benefits, dealing with complex and large schemes.
In 2011, Ken became senior pensions adviser at The Post Office, then part of the £27bn Royal Mail Pension Plan. He was involved in valuations, investment strategy and risk reduction involving large scale pensions change with extensive consultation with members and trade unions.
In 2015, Ken became Group Pensions and Benefits manager at SEGRO plc. He supported the corporate and trustee strategies and was responsible for ensuring effective governance of pensions, employee benefits and health arrangements in the UK and overseas.
Ken was a TPAS Adviser for nine years.
Qualifications: DipPMI, Accredited Professional Trustee, Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Chartered Insurance Practitioner, MA Economics.
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