Client feedback


​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 were overall more professional than others.
Paul Staniland,
Kier
​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.
Katherine Breading,
Tyser
The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
Where HR Trustees are appointed to act in conjunction with an existing body of trustees, we have found that they are quickly able to fit in well and gain the trust and respect of their co-trustees.
Duncan Buchanan,
Partner at Hogan Lovells
​Mike is a great secretary. He does a really good job for us.
Clare Cairns,
Campden BRI Group
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Chris Hayes

Director

Contact Chris

Reading

Tel 0118 207 2915

Role

Chris is a Director at HR Trustees Limited. He leads our specialist Pension Protection Fund (PPF) team (HR Trustees being one of five firms on the PPF Trustee Panel).

Background & experience

Chris has over 17 years’ experience in the pensions industry and has been a full time professional trustee throughout this period.

Chris specialises in schemes requiring exit management services and winding up. He has recently gained experience with complex Pension Protection Fund (PPF) entry issues and in securing greater than PPF benefits with insurance companies.

Thanks to his extensive experience of schemes going through PPF assessment, Chris is an excellent project manager and expert in governance, data and benefit reviews, investment reviews and legal reviews. He is well known for his ability to keep calm and focused during an intensive period where you have to dig up the drains!

Chris likes the outdoors and is often seen walking through fields covered in mud. He is a very keen traveller and has visited all five continents, taking a great number of photos along the way on the basis a few will be good!

Areas of specialism

  • buy outs & wind up
  • benefit audit & rectification
  • PPF transfers
  • distressed schemes
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