Client feedback


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.
David Wilman,
CFO at Survitec Group
I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSGS scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSGS shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further.
Claire Silvester,
Vector Aerospace
Thanks for all your help!
Highly informative. Having leading professionals deliver the TKU course really adds value.
Jonathan Williams ,
Bangor University
I found the trustee training really beneficial, highly recommended. I am not a trustee, I represent the employer and I think it will be valuable for me in future, having a better understanding of the trustees' perspective.
Dave Strain,
Royal Yachting Association
I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.
Rob Hartley,
RSPCA
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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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