“Their pragmatic approach helps with quick and easy decision making. Another approach might have made things more difficult.”
“I found the trustee training really beneficial, highly recommended. I am not a trustee, I represent the employer and I think it will be valuable for me in future, having a better understanding of the trustees' perspective.”
“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.”
“PSIT was chosen because of their knowledge of the subject and awareness of our particular schemes.”
“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.”
“PSIT were overall more professional than others.”
Gillian is a Client Director within PSIT Secretarial Services. She acts as secretary to the trustees for several of our clients and also assists with pensions project work.
Gillian worked in pensions in Edinburgh and South Africa before joining Punter Southall in 1999. She became a Principal in 2002 and was responsible for the Guildford office administration team.
Gillian was the driving force behind initiatives to obtain the Plain English Crystal Mark for member communications and the annual internal controls review. Latterly, she was Head of Administration Client Services and implemented auto-enrolment for various clients.
Gillian has acted as a secretary to the trustees since 2009 and transferred to PSIT to focus on this role. She is a PMI Fellowship Network Ambassador and is also secretary of the NAPF Thames Valley committee.
Gillian’s project management and organisational skills come in handy outside of work too, whether that’s for planning events like her son’s three day wedding or navigating her way around Moscow and St Petersburg.
10 Jul 2018
Our trustee executive services team are increasingly being asked to provide interim support to pension trustee boards and on pension projects....
4 Jul 2018
Should we be advertising to pension members the ability to transfer benefits from a defined benefit (DB) to a defined contribution (DC) scheme and...
27 Jun 2018
One of our clients had four separate defined benefit (DB) pension schemes with different pension trustee boards and only a few common advisers....