“The Trustee training was very interactive and the presenters were engaging - thank you.”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
“These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.”
“Many organisations and people provide the services that clients need. In my opinion, the differentiator is in the way those services are provided and to that extent, Kathy embodies the qualities that I have come to value from PSITL. Kathy is organised but not fussy; diligent but not dogmatic; persistent without being pushy and compliant in a pragmatic way. Whilst she takes ownership and drives issues forward, Kathy is a team player who uses her and her colleagues experience to provide services to her trustee client whilst working closely with those like me representing the sponsoring employer. She works collaboratively with advisers but constructively challenges the scope of services, fees and service standards whenever necessary and makes sure that member needs are always taken into account. I enjoy working with her and trust that she will deliver what is required by the trustee and the members they represent in a manner satisfactory to the sponsoring employer. ”
“As a pensions novice, I felt that the trustee training course gave me a good grounding.”
“I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.”
Louise is a qualified lawyer and accredited professional trustee with a wide range of pensions experience.
Louise joined PSGS in 2021 following three years as a consultant for the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund focusing on employer funding negotiations. Before that, she was a partner at Baker McKenzie where she chaired the EMEA financial restructuring practice.
Louise has practical experience of single, multi-employer and industry-wide defined benefit (DB) and hybrid schemes. She has worked both sponsor and trustee side on a range of projects, including funding negotiations, de-risking, solvent and insolvent restructurings, wind downs and notifiable events.
Louise has navigated UK and multinational corporate and trustee boards in most sectors through corporate activity and financial distress. For any appointment, her focus is on prioritised outcomes, balancing risk management and good governance with commercial pragmatism.
Louise is part of the PSGS senior leadership team, supporting the PSGS board in developing the business, as well as taking on professional trustee appointments.
Qualifications: accredited mediator, qualified solicitor, JIEB qualified, accredited professional trustee
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