“I enjoy working with PSGS and we have a very positive relationship. I was new to pensions and found them very helpful.”
“Thanks for all your help!”
“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.”
“I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSGS scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSGS shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further. ”
“The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.”
“PSGS were overall more professional than others.”
Simon is a professional pension trustee to a portfolio of DB and DC pension schemes including a DC master trust.
Simon started his pensions career in the investment team of a corporate trustee. He then worked for a number of trustee firms and organisations including The Pensions Ombudsman, before 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 trustee director for a DC master trust and chairs two DC schemes. He also chairs two Governance Advisory Arrangements (GAAs) for contract based DC schemes.
Simon was Chairman of Reading Joggers for ten years and has completed many races including marathons, half-marathons and parkruns.
Qualifications: Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute (FPMI), Award in Pension Trusteeship, BA Hons Business Studies, accredited professional trustee
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