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Jenny graduated from Oxford University in 2001 with an MA in Mathematics and qualified as an actuary in 2008. Jenny started her actuarial career at Garvins (later Barnett Waddingham) before moving to Trigon Pensions Limited. There she helped to grow the actuarial team and took on the role of Scheme Actuary. In 2015 Jenny joined Mathieson Consulting Limited, pensions on divorce specialists, as actuary and expert witness to a wide range of cases. In 2016 Jenny joined Fairfield to return to a client facing role.
Jenny is based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. In her spare time Jenny enjoys days out with her young family, reading and going to the cinema.
Sarah graduated from Oxford University in 2007 with a Masters in Mathematics and qualified as an actuary in 2011. Sarah started at Garvin consulting Actuaries in 2007, shortly before they merged with Barnett Waddingham in 2008. Sarah joined Fairfield Pension Trustees Limited (then Hanover Independent Trustees Limited) in 2015 to focus on scheme management. Sarah is based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
In her spare time Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, seeing comedy and music shows and church bell ringing. In addition, Sarah has a black Labrador-Greyhound called Max who enjoys long walks and running.
Maggie is an experienced Trustee in the pension and charitable sectors and has a background in investment management. As an asset manager she has wide-ranging experience running institutional pension client portfolios, after leaving asset management, she established a successful training consultancy to provide investment training to a variety of investment and business professionals. Clients included government departments, regulators, central banks and most of the investment firms in the UK and overseas, as well as administrators and data providers.
Experience that combines investments and training is especially valuable as a member of a Trustee Board whether considering asset allocation, manager selection or de-risking strategies, including LDI.
A leading committee member for over 20 years on the IIMR Investment Management Certificate Exam Panel and Examinations Committee. Maggie is a Fellow of the Society of Investment Professionals (FSIP), a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts’ Institute UK, the APPT and the Pensions Management Institute.
Nigel has worked in occupational pensions for over 40 years, and for more than 25 years he has been a professional trustee, either as a main board member, Chair or as sole trustee.
His experience ranges from ensuring the Trustee Board meets the necessary compliant governance all the way through to highly imaginative and creative problem solving. He has dealt with ongoing schemes and 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 member of the Association of Professional Pension Trustees, having been a founder committee member of its forerunner. He will often be found keeping the score at cricket matches or watching his favourite rugby team getting beaten.
A winner in 2014 of the Engaged Investor Award – Trustee Secretary of the Year, Chris has an extensive knowledge of occupational pension schemes and focuses on support to Trustee Boards, service delivery, governance and member engagement. 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 DB Pension schemes.
Chris has a background in benefits administration and has completed the Pension Regulator’s Trustee Toolkit. He works closely with our Independent Trustees to deliver a streamlined and efficient service to our clients.
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