“The trustee training course lecturers' explanations and willingness to answer questions were most valuable - even silly ones - although I have learnt there are no 'silly questions' that trustees should ask.”
“Excellent and comprehensive training course. I will definitely refer to what I've learned and received. ”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
“I would recommend them to anyone - I have dealt with a number of other independent trustee firms and would rate PSGS as the best. We are very happy with Mark and the service we get.”
“They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.”
“Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work. ”
Mark acts as an independent chairman and professional trustee for a portfolio of ongoing pension schemes.
Mark has been in the pension industry since 1984, working with both corporate sponsors and trustee boards. He started his career with a specialist pensions company providing consultancy support services in their marketing and consultancy team.
Mark later become a senior consultant with two of the UK’s leading benefit consulting firms. His role involved being a client relationship manager and lead pension consultant for progressively larger and more complex client appointments. He also undertook a number of managerial roles and led a variety of special projects.
Mark joined us in 2000 and has a substantial portfolio of defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) trusteeships. He routinely works on covenant reviews, funding negotiations, investment strategy reviews, corporate transactions, liability reduction strategies, buy outs and scheme closures.
Mark has many outside interests including working for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme as an Expedition Assessor.
Qualifications: BSc Science/Maths.
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