Client feedback


Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.
Stuart Barker ,
Independent Occupational Pensions Consultant, RSPCA
Clare Owen has been a really excellent scheme secretary
We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.
Peter Millard,
Company Secretary, TRL Limited
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
​We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian reacts to us and works with us is brilliant. We are very happy.
Katherine Cross,
Tyser
They have helped us save much more and created a cohesive plan to de-risk whilst building an integrated pension team.
Sally-Anne Borrill,
T-Systems
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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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