“Many organisations and people provide the services that clients need. In my opinion, the differentiator is in the way those services are provided and to that extent, Kathy embodies the qualities that I have come to value from PSITL. Kathy is organised but not fussy; diligent but not dogmatic; persistent without being pushy and compliant in a pragmatic way. Whilst she takes ownership and drives issues forward, Kathy is a team player who uses her and her colleagues experience to provide services to her trustee client whilst working closely with those like me representing the sponsoring employer. She works collaboratively with advisers but constructively challenges the scope of services, fees and service standards whenever necessary and makes sure that member needs are always taken into account. I enjoy working with her and trust that she will deliver what is required by the trustee and the members they represent in a manner satisfactory to the sponsoring employer. ”
“As a pensions novice, I felt that the trustee training course gave me a good grounding.”
“Ian has added more value than we thought he would at the start… which shows it pays to go with someone who is doing the job of a professional trustee as their bread and butter.”
“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.”
“These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.”
“I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.”
Kevin chairs the pension schemes for several multinational organisations and manages other trustee appointments.
Kevin first worked as a tax consultant for a ‘Big Four’ accountancy firm before moving into pensions, where his initial technical role provided him with a clear understanding of ongoing governance and risk management.
Kevin joined us in 2002 and has extensive experience of all aspects of running pension schemes, including sitting on specialist subcommittees for audit, member discretions and communications. He has taken schemes through valuation negotiations, investment strategy reviews and implementations.
Kevin has taken a leading role in various projects to manage pension scheme liabilities through closures to future accrual, incentive exercises and alternative funding arrangements. He is responsible for a range of pension schemes across a variety of sectors.
Kevin enjoys photography, taking part in charity sporting events and is particularly proud of displaying and running his vintage car!
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), Honours degree in Politics & International Relations, accredited professional trustee
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