Punter Southall Aspire

Meet The Board

Our board members have a reputation for innovative financial planning solutions. They champion high standards of client care and use their expert knowledge to improve the prospects of our clients.

Jonathan Punter

Chairman

Prior to forming Punter Southall with Stuart Southall in 1988, Jonathan began his career with Duncan C Fraser and Co in 1978, where he became a Partner within seven years. He has 30 years’ experience in the actuarial profession and particular expertise in UK pensions, investment strategy, pensions in mergers, buy-outs and due diligence deals. A Director of several investment companies in London and Dublin, he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

Steve Butler

Chief Executive Officer

Steve is the Chief Executive and disruptive force within Punter Southall Aspire, driving the Next Generation Thinking vision across the business to create innovative technology-led solutions. He is passionate about integrating simplicity, flexibility and innovation into well designed investment and savings solutions that clients understand, value and engage with.

Angus Samuels

Director

Angus has over 30 years' experience in the investment industry, in both the UK and South Africa. Starting his working life as a Stockbroker in Johannesburg, he emigrated to the UK in 1986 and has held a number of senior roles including Chief Executive posts at Sanwa Asset Management, Credit Suisse Asset Management and Sanlam Investment Management.

He also serves as a non-executive director of Sanlam UK and Sanlam Life and Pensions and is Chairman of Nucleus Financial Group.

Kenneth McKelvey

Director

Kenneth joined Punter Southall in 1993 with a focus on widening the range of our activities. He remains responsible for the strategic development of Punter Southall Group and is a Director of its principal operating subsidiaries. Previously, he worked in a large UK pensions consultancy firm before taking an MBA at INSEAD Business School. He then worked in financial management and corporate strategy consultancy in Geneva, London and Paris.

Kenneth graduated from City University with a degree in Actuarial Science and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

Alan Morahan

Managing Director, Employee Benefits

Alan is Managing Director of Employee Benefits at PS Aspire. He recognises that the world of benefits in the workplace is often shrouded in jargon and is passionate about taking the complicated and turning it into something understandable.

As a recognised expert in his field, Alan's opinion is highly valued by leading industry publications.

As well as managing the Employee Benefits business he is still a relationship person at heart. 

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