Client feedback


PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it
Ian Edwards,
Chair of Trustee, Comet Pension Scheme
Very broad, comprehensive trustee training course covering a wide range of topics. Excellent!
Tom Graham,
Star Group Pension Scheme
​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.
Katherine Cross,
Tyser
Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work.
Wendy Stansfield,
Vector Aerospace
​They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.
Paul Rudd,
Express Newspapers
So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.
Paul Rudd ,
Chairman of Trustees, Express Newspaper
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Lorna Griffin-Smith

Scheme Manager

Contact Lorna

Birmingham

Tel 0121 230 1946

Role

Lorna acts as pensions manager and scheme secretary, ensuring client schemes run smoothly.

Background & experience

Lorna has, for the majority of her career, worked within in–house pension teams for larger schemes. She joined the TI & Dowty (now Smiths) pensions team in 1989 and was promoted through the ranks to Pensions Manager. She has also worked as Pensions Admin Manager & Secretary to the Trustee Board of Alstom UK, a £1.2bn scheme with over 10,000 members.

Prior to joining us in 2015, Lorna was Pensions Manager and Trustee Secretary for the Law Society. She continues to support the forum set up to keep members in touch with one another following the buy out.

Lorna’s extensive experience is combined with an enthusiastic, flexible and proactive approach. This enables her to quickly develop effective working relationships with sponsors, trustees and advisers.

Lorna acts as Secretary to a local committee to raise funding and manage building a new community hall within her local area. For the past 10 years she has also organised a stall for the local fete, in aid of local charities.

Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), PMI Trustee Certificate, BSc Econ Hons Geography.

Areas of specialism

  • managing advisers & providers
  • pension management
  • scheme governance
  • supporting HR
  • buy in & buy out

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