Chris is a Director at Dalriada Trustees and a Professional Trustee who set up our Manchester office in June 2015. Chris previously worked for two large benefit consultancies and as administration manager for a large in house pension scheme in the charitable sector. A strong project manager, his experience includes mapping and training all administrative processes to an overseas service centre. Chris understands all aspects of pension provision from the ground up.
Chris is Accredited as a Professional Trustee by the Association of Professional Pension Trustees
A Member of the Pensions Management Institute, his wider experience includes complex investment strategy reviews, scheme wind ups, PPF transitions, defined contribution trusteeship, working with overseas parents and negotiating complex recovery plans.
He acts as, lead Trustee Representative or Trustee Chair on multiple Trustee appointments ranging from sub £5 million to £500 million of assets. This includes global corporations, family businesses, FTSE250 Companies and not for profit organisations in a wider area of sectors.
A keen market commentator, examples of his work can be found in most pension, and occasional, more general publications. He is also a regular speaker at industry events.
His spare time is spent playing golf, football and exploring his (not so) new home in the North West of England.
Recent blog posts
A Trustee’s guide on how to select a Trustee (preferably me)2nd November, 2020
Professional Trustees – The Expendables1st July, 2020
99 problems and is the pension scheme one?4th May, 2020
The “New Norm”: a George Jetson view of Trustee meetings6th April, 2020
If you can’t stand the heat, please vacate the kitchen (or the small DC Scheme)!22nd August, 2019