Client feedback

PSIT were overall more professional than others.
Paul Staniland,
PSIT was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.
George Batho ,
Trustee, Lansing Linde
They deliver above expectation when the scheme has a particular challenge.
Ian Edwards,
The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
​I would recommend them to anyone - I have dealt with a number of other independent trustee firms and would rate PSIT as the best. We are very happy with Mark and the service we get.
Julia Morton,
Camellia plc
PSIT offered the right support at very short notice, at reasonable cost, when we really needed it
Ian Edwards,
Chair of Trustee, Comet Pension Scheme
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Edwin Bruce-Gardner


Contact Edwin


Tel 0845 313 0024


Edwin is principal of PS Independent Trustees Limited (PSIT) and a senior Scheme Actuary within Punter Southall. He also acts as investment adviser to a number of pension trustee boards.

Edwin has extensive experience of managing meetings at the highest level. He has a wide range of experience from running his own business and is well regarded for his commercial focus. His role within PSIT is to undertake independent trustee appointments for larger clients where his experience and skills are particularly well suited.

Career history

Edwin trained with a major firm of consulting actuaries after graduating in mathematics from Manchester University in 1975. He then spent a period in the pensions department of a broking organisation before joining a newly formed pensions consultancy.

Edwin has substantial experience of working with pension schemes of all sizes. He has also been closely involved in large scale administrative exercises, including outsourcing pensions departments.

Areas of specialism & recent projects

  • actuarial issues, including scheme specific funding valuations
  • investment matters
  • pension trusteeship
  • chairing and managing board meetings
  • corporate transactions
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