“Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work. ”
“The trustee training course lecturers' explanations and willingness to answer questions were most valuable - even silly ones - although I have learnt there are no 'silly questions' that trustees should ask.”
“Wish I'd had the opportunity to do the Trustee training course sooner! ”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
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.
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
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