Client feedback


PSGS was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.
George Batho ,
Trustee, Lansing Linde
In my experience, not all professional trustees are able to cope with tricky or potentially confrontational situations. I find PSGS has massive experience in getting involved, earning the respect of others and resolving such issues. They get stuck in – they are a first rate team.
Katherine Dandy,
Partner at Sackers & Partners
Excellent service - as expected and why PSGS was chosen.
Stuart Barker ,
Independent Occupational Pensions Consultant, RSPCA
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.
David Wilman,
CFO at Survitec Group
It’s a pleasure working with key members of the PSGS team: their experience and leadership means that they know how to get the job done, working in partnership with fellow trustees, employers and advisers to achieve the best result for members.
Mark Smith,
Partner at Taylor Wessing
So much more proactive than the previous company. On the ball - thinking in advance of things needing doing - very proactive.
Paul Rudd ,
Chairman of Trustees, Express Newspaper
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Wayne Phelan

Chief Executive Officer

Contact Wayne

Reading

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
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