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Jenny graduated from Oxford University in 2001 with an MA in Mathematics and qualified as an Actuary in 2008. After 7 years as a Scheme Actuary working across a wide range of schemes and becoming involved in a number of complex funding negotiations and corporate restructures Jenny joined Mathieson Consulting Limited, the pensions on divorce specialists. Where her actuarial background enabled her to act as an expert witness to a wide range of cases.
Since 2016 Jenny has focused on providing Independent Trustee cases and is frequently appointed as a Sole Trustee where her technical background and collaborative manner delivers pragmatic and cost-effective scheme management.
As well as being a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Jenny also holds the Award in Pension Trusteeship from the Pension Management Institute. And is a member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees.
Sarah graduated from Oxford University in 2007 with a Master’s in Mathematics and qualified as an Actuary in 2011. Sarah now focuses on providing Independent Trustee services and acts as on several Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution schemes. Her combination of technical knowledge with a clear and concise manner adds value to a trustee board. She is frequently appointed as a Sole Trustee and has extensive experience of streamlined scheme management and working closely with the employer in this role. She has also developed member engagement programmes for Defined Contribution schemes, including holding Q & A sessions with the membership and increasing the visibility of the trustee role.
As well as being a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Sarah also holds the Award in Pension Trusteeship from the Pension Management Institute. She is a member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees and was previously a council member with responsibility for finance.
Nigel has worked in occupational pensions for over 40 years and for more than 25 years has been a professional trustee, either as a main board member, Chair, or as Sole Trustee. His appointments have also included specialist interim appointments to manage complex negotiations and mitigate existing conflicts of interest.
His experience ranges from ensuring a trustee board meets the necessary compliance requirements through to highly imaginative and creative problem-solving. He has also chaired schemes through buy-out and winding-up processes. His clients have been in the commercial, charity and public sector, so he is used to working with a range of employers and understands their commercial pressures.
Nigel is a Council Member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees and Chair of their Sole Trustee sub-committee. He also holds the Award in Pension Trusteeship from the Pension Management Institute.
Chris has an extensive knowledge of occupational pension schemes with over 15 years’ experience in the pensions industry. He provides support to a range of trustee boards including, governance and member engagement programmes. Prior to joining Pi Partnership in 2018, he was Secretary to the Trustees at UK Power Networks for four years, where he provided secretarial support to the Company’s two defined benefit pension schemes.
Chris has a background in benefits administration and has completed the Pension Regulator’s Trustee Toolkit. As well as working closely on more complex pension schemes with independent trustees, he also acts as a Shadow Trustee and as Chair of an administration sub-committee.
Sarah has acted as an independent trustee for over 20 years where her highly collaborative and pragmatic approach has made her a highly valued Chair of Trustees to a number of pension arrangements. She has expertise with DB, DC, and Death in Service schemes and has acted either as Chair or Sole trustee to over 60 schemes in her time as pension scheme trustee.
Sarah graduated in law from Cambridge University before qualifying as a solicitor. Initially engaged as a corporate lawyer, Sarah later specialised in pensions and trusteeship. This included developing an independent pension scheme trustee practice, most recently through the associated corporate trustee practice owned by Burges Salmon LLP. As well as acting as an independent trustee Sarah has also been involved with specialist trustee training and board effectiveness reviews. Until ceasing to practice as a solicitor in early 2016, she was a full member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers.
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