Tom entered the pensions industry in 2001 and prior to joining Spence worked for a major employee benefits consultancy for over 13 years leading teams focussing on pension projects for defined benefit and defined contribution schemes. Tom is a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute
He is joint head of our Scheme Terminations Practice. As well as working with clients going through buyout / windup activities, Tom works closely with the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and Trustees to guide schemes through PPF assessment periods. Tom particularly enjoys assisting clients with identifying practical and pragmatic solutions to complex problems involving pension data and benefits as well as communicating these in an impactful way to members.
Tom has worked with clients with assets ranging from £100,000 to £1 billion and is a firm believer in tailoring approaches to each pension scheme’s individual circumstances.