“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.”
“They are very proactive and full of new ideas, they've brought better scheduling and better minute sets.”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
“Wish I'd had the opportunity to do the Trustee training course sooner! ”
“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. ”
“Highly informative. Having leading professionals deliver the TKU course really adds value.”
Simon has extensive experience of delivering trustee services and managing pensions operations.
Simon started his pensions career in 1998 with HR Trustees. He spent ten years working with independent trustee firms, managing service providers, team members and relationships with key stakeholders including The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
In 2008, Simon moved in-house with Veolia to lead on projects and governance. He later became trustee services manager responsible for service delivery to the trustee board comprising several complex defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes.
Simon joined National Grid in 2015 as pensions technical manger and member of the UK pensions delivery leadership team. He delivered administration and governance support to their DB pension scheme, one of the UK’s largest.
Simon is an active promoter of diversity in business and heads PSGS’ D&I working group.
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute, volunteer adviser for the Pensions Ombudsman, PMI Trusteeship Certificate Level 3, Law and Business degree, accredited professional trustee
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