Developed by the PMI, the professional trustee accreditation programme was formed following standards published by the Professional Trustee Standards Working Group (PTSWG) in 2019 to raise the standard of trusteeship and provide assurance about the quality of professional trustees and discourage poor practices in the market.
The 20 PSGS trustees to be accredited under Aptitude are:
To see a full list of accredited trustees so far, please see here.
Gareth Tancred, CEO at the PMI commented, “On behalf of the PMI Board and Advisory Council I would like to offer our congratulations to the 20 trustees from Punter Southall Governance Services who have been recently accredited. It is so important for trustees to be fully equipped with all the necessary skills and tools to do their jobs to the best of their ability as we all strive for ever-improving governance standards to drive better outcomes for scheme members.”
James Double, Director at PSGS said: “We’ve been calling for increased standards and greater professionalism in the independent trustee world for 10 years and are very pleased to reach the milestone of having 20 professional trustees accredited through the PMI’s Aptitude programme. Professional trustees have great responsibility to lead by example, delivering higher standards of governance and greater strategic outlook.”
Last update: 23 April 2021