Client feedback


PSIT was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.
George Batho ,
Trustee, Lansing Linde
The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
In any major corporate transaction, time is of the essence. HR Trustees’ 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 HR Trustees 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
These days, Boards need real expertise on tap (with excellent back-up) to cope with a constantly evolving and more regulated environment. HR Trustees is geared to delivering that.
Ray Pygott,
Partner at KPMG LLP
They have helped us save much more and created a cohesive plan to de-risk whilst building an integrated pension team.
Sally-Anne Borrill,
T-Systems
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Abi Watts

Scheme Manager

Contact Abi

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2924

Role

Abi is a Scheme Manager at HR Trustees Limited. She is part of our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team.

Background & experience

Abi started in the pensions industry in documentation services at a large insurance company before moving into trusteeships at a leading law firm.

Abi has previously worked on a wide variety of pension schemes and has experience in providing secretarial services to ongoing schemes, managing scheme closures and winding up both fully funded and underfunded pension schemes.

Abi is an experienced project manager and now specialises in managing schemes through the PPF assessment process. She understands buy out considerations for benefit and data reviews and the revisions needed to investment strategy to de-risk in order to protect the possibility of buying out benefits above PPF levels.

Outside of work Abi enjoys spending time with her basset hound. She also overcame her fear of heights after paragliding in New Zealand.

Areas of specialism

  • buy outs & wind up
  • project management
  • PPF transfers
  • scheme closure
  • trustee secretarial support
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