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Sam Burden

Client Director


E: sburden@ptluk.com
T: 07769 387 536
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Sam Burden is a Client Director at PTL and an Associate of the Pensions Management Institute.

He has more than 24 years’ experience in the pensions industry gained with WTW, KPMG, and Standard Life, working with a wide range of DB and DC schemes and sponsoring employers.

In recent years Sam has specialised in DC arrangements and has advised companies and trustees on all aspects of DC provision. His clients have included companies in the FTSE 100, multi-nationals, and the not-for-profit sector, with DC pension assets up to £1 billion and with over 50,000 employees.

Beyond his pensions experience Sam is a former Birmingham City Councillor where he chaired the audit committee, a current charity trustee, and even stood for Parliament in 2010!


Specialist Areas:

  • Plan design and pension change
  • DC governance, investment, and benchmarking
  • DC asset transitions
  • Master trust and provider selections

Memberships/Professional Bodies/Groups:

  • Associate of the Pensions Management Institute

Personal Interests:

  • Charity trustee
  • Trumpet player
  • Sports – running, cycling, taekwondo