Thames Valley Group

Thames Valley Group

Established in 2005 the Thames Valley Group is a relatively young group which aims to support trustees and all those involved in the delivery and support of employer based pension schemes. Thames Valley will hold 4 double-sessions this year. Meetings are normally held in Wokingham and provide a forum for training, discussion and mutual support for our members. The meetings are also open to non members and the catchment area is defined by the M3 to the South and the M40 to the North.


Membership is open to all members (Fund or Business) of the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association with employees living or working in and around the Thames Valley, and at the discretion of the Committee, interested organisations or individuals who are not members of the Association. There are no subscription fees to join Thames Valley Local Group.

Committe Members

Mofozul Ali, XPS Pensions Group - Chair
Gillian Graham, Punter Southall Governance Services –
Martin Harlow, XPS Pensions Group
John Williams, Syngenta
Bill Mexson, Siemens
David Carstairs, Cartwright

Becoming a Member

If you would like further information about this group, or would like to become a member, please contact:

Mofozul Ali   |   

(Full meeting details can be accessed from this link)


Meetings will take place in March, June, September and November

Date: 24 March 2019
Topic: Tax issues following the March Budget | PPF levy changes & switch to D&B

Speakers: Laura Higgins, ISIO (formerly KPMG Consulting) | Kevin Burgess, XPS Pensions
Venue:  XPS Wokingham

Date23 June 2019

Topic: Pension scams telephone identification service | Legal issues surrounding scams and emergence of claims companies

Speakers: Colin Miller & Jackie Warwick, XPS Pensions Group | Suzie Burrell, Shoosmiths
Venue: Reading - venue to be confirmed