Client feedback


These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. PSGS is geared to delivering that.
Ray Pygott,
Partner at KPMG LLP
Gillian goes above and beyond, she is very responsive to the whole team and delivers outstanding work.
Wendy Stansfield,
Vector Aerospace
Very professional and engaged service.
Danny Nussbaum,
HR Director, Volvo
​I enjoy working with PSGS and we have a very positive relationship. I was new to pensions and found them very helpful.
Bruce Allison,
RTUK
They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.
Ian Edwards,
Comet
Ann is very proactive and ensures we address all issues well ahead of time and extremely efficiently.
Ian Edwards,
Comet
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Wayne Phelan

Chief Executive Officer

Professional trustee

Contact Wayne

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Tel 0118 207 2911

Role

Wayne is a hugely experienced professional trustee, sole trustee and trustee board chair.

Background & experience

Wayne started his pensions career in 1990 with Prudential in the specialist area of Small Self Administered Schemes working on direct pension scheme investment. He continued in this role with Alexander Clay & Partners, working with larger occupational pension schemes. He also undertook secretary to the trustees, pensions manager and consultant roles on international clients.

In 2001, Wayne moved back to concentrate on acting solely as a professional pension trustee. Before joining us in 2005, he was a director of another trustee business where he was appointed by The Pensions Regulator to the failed MG Rover pension arrangements.

Wayne leads our research into de-risking and delegated investment management propositions. He has worked on many high profile trustee appointments, been involved in several industry initiatives and is a regular speaker at industry events. He is a winner of Engaged Investor’s Independent Trustee of the Year award.

Outside of work, Wayne loves motorised vehicles - be they cars, bikes or boats!

Areas of specialism

  • funding discussions & negotiation of contingent assets
  • trustee effectiveness
  • investment strategy
  • multi-scheme investment committees

Hot topics


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