Simon has extensive experience of delivering trustee services and managing pensions operations. He started his pensions career in 1998 with HR Trustees and then spent ten years working with independent trustee firms – managing service providers, team members and relationships with key stakeholders including The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
In 2008, Simon moved in-house with Veolia to lead on projects and governance. He later became trustee services manager responsible for service delivery to the trustee board comprising several complex defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes. Simon joined National Grid in 2015 as pensions technical manager and member of the UK pensions delivery leadership team. He delivered administration and governance support to their DB pension scheme, one of the UK’s largest.
He joined Punter Southall Governance Services as a client director in 2020, acting as a trustee and scheme secretary as well as undertaking bespoke governance and pensions management project work.
He is an active promoter of diversity in business and heads Punter Southall Governance Services’ D&I working group.