XPS Administration - IBM Pension Trust

Who’s Who in Pensions

Updated on 23 April 2021

The team behind IBM Pensions Trust.

IBM Pensions Trust looks after the IBM Pension Plan and the IBM IT Solutions Pension Scheme.

Pensions Trust Managers

The operations of the trust are managed by:

Mark Griffiths

Pensions Trust Manager and Company Secretary

Claire Smith

Pensions Transformation Manager

Charlotte Cooper

Pensions Systems Manager

Nicolas Chopin

Pensions Investment Manager

Julie Edney

Pensions Services Manager

Edward Rollins

Pensions Finance Manager

Pensions Officers

We have a number of dedicated Pensions Officers. If you have a query, you should contact us, but if you are already in touch with your Pensions Officer, you can find their details below.

Member Surname: A - G

PENSION OFFICER

Jane Watts

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 3077    External: 023 9256 3077

EMAIL

JWATTS1@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Jane Watts1/UK/IBM@IBMGB

Member Surname: H - P

PENSION OFFICER

Nicky Clifford

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 3489     External: 023 9256 3489

EMAIL

8CLIFFN@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Nicky Clifford/UK/Contr/IBM

Member Surname: Q - Z

PENSION OFFICER

Debbie Davis

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 1697     External: 023 9256 1697

EMAIL

DAVISDA@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Debbie A Davis/UK/IBM@IBMGB

Member Surname: A - B

PENSION OFFICER

Dina Doig-Granito

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 5003     External: 023 9256 5003

EMAIL

Murdina.Doig-Granito@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Murdina Doig-Granito/UK/IBM@IBMGB

Member Surname: C - G

PENSION OFFICER

Sue Millward

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 5327     External: 023 9256 5327

EMAIL

Sue.Millward@ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Sue Millward/UK/IBM@IBMGB

Member Surname: H - K

PENSION OFFICER

Sarah Cleife

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 2421     External: 023 9256 2421

EMAIL

sarahcleife@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Sarah Cleife/UK/IBM

Member Surname: L - Q

PENSION OFFICER

Alison Hogg

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 5363     External: 023 9256 5363

EMAIL

alisonhogg@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Alison Hogg/UK/IBM@IBMGB

Member Surname: R - Z

PENSION OFFICER

Janet Condon

TELEPHONE

Internal: 3725 4913     External: 023 9256 4913

EMAIL

JanetC@uk.ibm.com

LOTUS NOTES

Janet Condon/UK/IBM@IBMGB

If you would like to escalate a query, please contact Laura Scott, our Pensions Team Leader on 023 92 560 555.

Trustee Board

The Trustee is IBM United Kingdom Pensions Trust Limited and the ‘principal employer’ is IBM United Kingdom Holdings Limited. The nine Trustee Directors that make up the Trustee Board and their Committee membership are:

*The committees that the Trustee Directors sit on are:

  • Benefits Allocation Committee

  • Dispute Resolution Committee

  • Governance Committee

  • Investment Committee

  • Valuation Committee

Trustee Directors

Name  IBM UK Status Position held Membership*
Evaristus Mainsah
N/A General Manager, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software
Co-chair
Investment
Robert Tickell Retiree Member Nominated Director
Co-chair
Dispute Resolution (Chair), Investment
Andrew Clark
Employee
IBM Global Financing Sales
Member Nominated Director
Benefits Allocation, Governance
Naomi Hill Employee General Manager, IBM Global Financing Europe Dispute Resolution, Governance
Mark Hobbert
N/A
Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, IBM Corporation
Investment, Dispute Resolution
Gary Kildare
N/A Vice President, Human Resources for Europe
Benefits Allocation (Chair), Governance
Rick Klutey N/A Managing Director and CIO, IBM Retirement Funds
Investment
Ian Shore
Employee
Development Manager
Member Nominated Director
Benefits Allocation, Dispute Resolution
Law Debenture Pensions Trust Corporation plc, represented by Anna Eagles N/A Independent Trustee Director Governance (Chair), Benefits Allocation
Law Debenture Pensions Trust Corporation plc, represented by David Felder N/A Independent Trustee Director Investment (Chair)

Managers, Professional Advisers and Auditors

The following managers, professional advisers and auditors are independently appointed by IBM Pensions Trust to both the IBM Pension Plan (C, N, M and DSL Plans) and IBM IT Solutions Pension Scheme (I Plan):

Scheme Actuary Graham McLean, Towers Watson
Actuarial Advisers
Towers Watson
Independent Auditors
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Performance Reporting Services
The World Markets Company PLC
The Northern Trust Company
Global Custodian Banker
The Northern Trust Company
Solicitors Sacker & Partners LLP
Boodle Hatfield (Property)
Investment Advisers
Mercer Limited
Russell Investments Limited
Independent Property Valuation Services
Knight Frank LLP

If you have a query, please contact us.

Updated on 23 April 2021