“Excellent service - as expected and why PSIT was chosen.”
“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. ”
“In my experience, not all professional trustees are able to cope with tricky or potentially confrontational situations. I find HR Trustees has massive experience in getting involved, earning the respect of others and resolving such issues. They get stuck in – they are a first rate team.”
“We are extremely pleased with the appointment we made. The way Ian and Kerry react to us and work with us is brilliant. We are very happy.”
“The trustee training was a very well-paced overview which gave opportunity to explore ideas and question more deeply at key points.”
“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.”
Kathy is a Scheme Manager within PSIT Secretarial Services. She co-ordinates all day-to-day activities for a large variety of appointments and also provides support for our professional trustees.
Kathy began her career in pension scheme administration working for British Shipbuilders in-house pensions department. She moved to Aon Hewitt where she held a number of senior roles, most latterly encompassing financial and operational responsibility for three administration teams.
Kathy’s role at PSIT covers all aspects of managing both defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) pension schemes. Working as part of the wider pension secretariat team, she supports our trustee secretaries on some of our large appointments.
Kathy played a key role in the implementation of our assurance reporting framework to achieve AAF 02/07 accreditation.
In addition to surviving 30 years in pensions, Kathy also made it to the end of a zip line through a rain forest despite her fear of heights.
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