“In any major corporate transaction, time is of the essence. PSGS's pragmatic commercial approach helped us manage the pensions aspects of our group re-structure to ensure a positive outcome for all parties. ”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
“They have helped us save much more and created a cohesive plan to de-risk whilst building an integrated pension team.”
“PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it”
“I found the trustee training really beneficial, highly recommended. I am not a trustee, I represent the employer and I think it will be valuable for me in future, having a better understanding of the trustees' perspective.”
“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
Simon is a professional pension trustee, with a mix of ongoing and Pension Protection Fund related work.
Simon started his pensions career in 2000 in the investment team of Hadrian Trustees, the corporate trustee to the Shipbuilding Industries Ltd Pension Scheme. He then worked for CE Heath Ltd before first joining us to concentrate on professional trusteeship.
Simon has acted as trustee, secretary to the trustees and consultant for a wide variety of defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes. He has also held senior roles with Open Trustees and Pitmans Trustees, where he was instrumental in helping PTL attain AAF/01 accreditation.
Simon is a DC specialist and is a trustee and chair for several DC master trusts and two small DC schemes. He also sits on two Governance Advisory Arrangements (GAAs) for contract based DC schemes.
Simon likes to keep running. He is Chairman of Reading Joggers and has completed 2 marathons and hundreds of half-marathons, 10ks, 5ks, 10 mile races and Parkruns.
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), Award in Pension Trusteeship, BA Hons Business Studies
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