Dalriada appoints Barbara Fewkes as a professional trustee

7 June 2024

Dalriada Trustees (“Dalriada”), one of the UK’s leading independent professional pension trustee firms, has appointed Barbara Fewkes as a professional trustee.

Barbara previously worked as a Partner and Scheme Actuary at Barnett Waddingham. She has extensive experience advising trustees on current issues, risk management, scheme governance and scheme funding, including assisting in negotiations with employers. Barbara regularly supported trustees through the buy-in/buy-out and winding-up process.

She also advised sponsoring employers on a number of pension-related matters, from scheme closures and mergers to accounting disclosures.

Barbara brings more than 20 years of experience as a certified Scheme Actuary and pension professional to her new role. She is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Pensions Sub-Committee.

She has joined Dalriada in its Glasgow office to further grow the firm’s presence in Scotland. Dalriada now employs over 50 professional trustees, overseeing more than 350 pension schemes across the UK.

Commenting on the appointment, Chris Roberts, Managing Director of Dalriada, said: “We are thrilled that Barbara has joined us as a professional trustee. The needs of our clients are currently evolving at pace, and Barbara’s broad-based scheme governance expertise, as well as her significant experience advising trustee boards and sponsoring employers, will make her invaluable to our team.”

Barbara Fewkes comments: “I’m very pleased to have joined Dalriada as one of the leading professional trustee firms in the UK. The firm has a collaborative, client-first approach to trusteeship that utilises the unique technical expertise and professional background of each trustee. I’m excited to build upon my previous experience to deliver the best outcomes for both clients and members.”

Source: Dalriada
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