Founder and Managing Director
Trevor is the founder and Managing Director of the pension consultant Specialist Pension Services Ltd (SPS) and its conference organising division: SPS Conferences. In addition he is a co-founding Executive Director of the European Pension Fund Investment Forum (EPFIF) and a Director of the Pension Investment Academy. In his position with SPS, the EPFIF and PIA, Trevor organises or oversees the programmes of over 65 UK and international events a year. These include the new series of PIA seminars held in conjunction with Westminster Business School. Conferences and Seminars now cover every aspect of Pension Fund Administration and Investment Mangement for both DB and DC Pension Schemes. Over the last few years Trevor has arranged and appeared at seminars and conferences from as far south as Cape Town in South Africa to as far north as Helsinki in Finland although the majority of SPS conferences are held in the UK in London. Trevor worked in senior pensions administration positions for both insurance companies and private company pension schemes before starting his own company and providing consultancy through Specialist Pension Services in November 1992. He organised the first SPS conference in the spring of 1993, whilst EPFIF Forums started in London in the Autumn of 1994. Trevor took over and restarted the PIA seminars as recently as September 2010. Trevor has a First-Class Honours Mathematics degree from the University of Newcastle and is a fellow of the Pensions Management Institute. He is involved with a number of charities including a period of five years as Chair of the Hertfordshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre.