Client feedback


The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
Edwin’s working to ensure the other trustees get involved. Last year he took more of a leading role, which I was very grateful for. He is well organised and proactive. Feedback from external advisers has been good.
Jeremy Barnard ,
Imerys
Very happy with PSGS as an organisation and that opinion is derived from the performance of those that represent them.
Sean Hoyle,
Wightlink
Excellent and comprehensive training course. I will definitely refer to what I've learned and received.
Kyp Kyprianou,
Bam Construction UK Ltd
Fiona brings perspective from other schemes and therefore a wider knowledge.
It’s a pleasure working with key members of the PSGS team: their experience and leadership means that they know how to get the job done, working in partnership with fellow trustees, employers and advisers to achieve the best result for members.
Mark Smith,
Partner at Taylor Wessing
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Kirsty Furze

Scheme Manager

Governance services, Pensions management

Contact Kirsty

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2921

Role

Kirsty co-ordinates all day-to-day activities for a range of trustee secretary appointments. She also provides support to our team of independent trustees.

Background & experience

Kirsty began her pensions career in 1990 with Provident Life (Winterthur Life) where she worked on a variety of occupational and individual pension schemes. She has also held administration positions in third party and in house environments, including with Hartshead Solway, Aon and QinetiQ.

In 2006, Kirsty moved into a pensions specialist role at QinetiQ, a public private partnership outsourced from the civil service. She supported the pensions manager and trustee board with the day-to-day running of the scheme. Her duties included organising trustee training, maintaining internal processes, liaising with the HR team during sales and acquisitions and setting up a new GPP. She joined us in 2011.

Kirsty has been a guide leader for over 30 years, winning a service award for her work with her Unit, District and Division.

Qualifications: PMI Qualification in Pensions Administration

Areas of specialism

  • pension administration
  • trustee secretarial support
  • project management
  • scheme governance
  • member communications

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