“They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.”
“Excellent and comprehensive training course. I will definitely refer to what I've learned and received. ”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
“I learnt more than I expected to at the trustee training course. A good introduction to the trustee role.”
“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.”
Mike acts as professional trustee to both defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) clients.
Mike has spent all of his career in pensions, starting in 1986 as an actuarial trainee with Equity & Law.
His actuarial career continued with Aon Hewitt (previously Clay & partners) in 1989 and Hymans Robertson, who he joined in 2015. He was an appointed scheme actuary since that position was first established in 1997.
He joined PSGS as Client Director after retiring as a partner of Hymans Robertson. Prior to now, as a scheme actuary, he predominantly advised trustee bodies for clients across a broad variety of industries and trustee structures. He has extensive experience of most areas of trustee work, having been involved with many scheme boards and attended in excess of 400 trustee/committee meetings.
Mike is a keen coach of professional colleagues and provides support within the PSGS team, as well as taking on existing clients and looking for new professional trustee appointments.
Outside of work, Mike enjoys golf, reading and the occasional glass of wine.
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