“When requesting information by email, I have noticed that there is 'out of hours activity' to answer me. I regard this as a stand out 'above and beyond' - impressed.”
“Clare Owen has been a really excellent scheme secretary”
“PSGS were overall more professional than others.”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“The Trustee training was very interactive and the presenters were engaging - thank you.”
“Where PSGS are appointed to act in conjunction with an existing body of trustees, we have found that they are quickly able to fit in well and gain the trust and respect of their co-trustees. ”
Lorna acts as pensions manager and scheme secretary, ensuring client schemes run smoothly.
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.
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