“Very professional and engaged service.”
“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.”
“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“Ian has added more value than we thought he would at the start… which shows it pays to go with someone who is doing the job of a professional trustee as their bread and butter.”
“Mike is a great secretary. He does a really good job for us.”
“They have helped us save much more and created a cohesive plan to de-risk whilst building an integrated pension team.”
Mike is a Scheme Manager with PS Independent Trustees Limited (PSIT). In addition to his secretary to the trustee appointments, he provides high level and strategic support to PSIT's principals. His role includes co-ordinating all day-to-day activities for larger pension scheme appointments.
Mike began his career in the pensions industry in 1987 at the Automobile Association’s in-house pensions department and progressed to team leader, being responsible for the administration of over 13,000 in-service members. In 1996, he joined LPC, a leading firm of third party administrators and employee benefit consultants.
Following a period as an administration team leader, Mike joined the administration consultancy team and became responsible for providing pension secretary services to a number of diverse schemes, as well as general and ad-hoc consultancy project work.
In 2006, Mike joined the Punter Southall Group as a Senior Consultant engaged in a variety of administrative and consultancy roles. He is now responsible for delivering pensions secretariat services to a variety of schemes and providing support to his clients’ pension trustee boards and to his PSIT colleagues. He has accumulated extensive experience in the course of his career and is a qualified Member of the Pensions Management Institute (Dip PMI).
Mike has a particular interest in pension scheme governance issues such as data cleansing, scheme budgets, record keeping, trustee training, internal controls and internet-based scheme document management and trustee management tools.
7 Dec 2017
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27 Nov 2017
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22 Nov 2017
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