Client feedback


Ever increasing regulation has placed a heavy burden on trustees both in terms of time and the risk of non-compliance. HR Trustees has the experience and the resources to help trustees manage these burdens.
Mark Atkinson,
Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna
I wanted to look at the effectiveness of our trustee board, so Gillian, our PSIT scheme secretary, provided their trustee self-assessment tool to help me gather thoughts and opinions from others on the board. The tool was extremely easy to use and asked all the right questions to help me collect the information I needed as Trustee Chair. It is a great example of the way PSIT shares knowledge with their clients and makes dealing with key governance issues easy. As well as enabling me to meet one of the Regulator’s 21st century trusteeship requirements, using the tool has flagged trustee training needs and ways we could improve trustee meetings further.
Claire Silvester,
Vector Aerospace
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
The work that has been done has been delivered beyond expectations.
Head of Trustee Services
PSIT was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.
George Batho ,
Trustee, Lansing Linde
​Mike is a great secretary. He does a really good job for us.
Clare Cairns,
Campden BRI Group
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Edwin Bruce-Gardner

Director

Contact Edwin

Wokingham

Tel 0845 313 0024

Role

Edwin has been a Director of PS Independent Trustees (PSIT) since 2008, having previously been a Director of one of Punter Southall Group’s legacy trustee companies. He retains a small number of Scheme Actuary appointments but now focuses on extending his PSIT client portfolio.

Background & experience

Edwin began his training with a major firm of consulting actuaries in 1975. He then spent a period in the pensions department of a broking organisation. He went on to establish BGJ & Co, successfully growing this pensions and actuarial consultancy throughout the 1990s. BGJ was acquired by Punter Southall Group in 2002.

Edwin has substantial experience of working in all aspects of pensions and with schemes of all sizes, with particular emphasis on working closely with advisers to achieve desired objectives for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. He has also been closely involved in large scale administrative exercises, including outsourcing of whole pension departments.

Edwin is not afraid to take on a challenge. Acting as project manager, he not only successfully built a new house but also added a lake (into a hillside) in front of it.

Areas of specialism

  • actuarial issues
  • funding & investment
  • managing risk
  • chairing and managing board meetings
  • corporate transactions
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