“So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.”
“PSGS offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it”
“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. ”
“Very professional and engaged service.”
“We now have a very collaborative approach between trustees and employer.”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
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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