The Pensions Trust hires Redleaf to handle its media relations


One of the UK’s leading workplace pension funds in the UK, The Pensions Trust, has appointed integrated communications agency Redleaf, part of Porta Communications plc, to manage its media relations.

The Pensions Trust is an award-winning specialist provider of defined benefit (DB) pensions with almost 70 years’ experience. As a not-for-profit organisation with c.£6.5 billion assets, The Pensions Trust is run for the benefit of 2,400 employers and more than 200,000 members. It is the leading provider for the charitable and not-for-profit sectors and since the launch of DB Complete in 2014, a fully bundled package for legacy DB schemes, it now provides workplace pensions to all employers across all sectors.

Following a competitive tender process, Redleaf has been appointed to manage media relations for The Pensions Trust and the account is being led by Sally Walton, director at Redleaf. Sally will be supported by Vanessa Chance, account director and Rebecca Ingram, account executive.

Mike Ramsey, Chief Executive, at The Pensions Trust, commented:

“It’s our great pleasure to welcome Redleaf as our new PR consultants who have a huge amount of experience in the financial services sector. The last six months have been an exciting time of change at The Pensions Trust with the launch of DB Complete and we look forward to working with Redleaf and utilising their experience to help drive our business forward.”

Charles Ansdell, Head of Professional & Financial Services at Redleaf, commented:

“The Pensions Trust is an expert provider of workplace pensions with an excellent record of providing a quality service to its members in the defined benefit space. It is entering an exciting phase of growth as it continues to broaden its membership beyond its traditional base in the not-for-profit sector and this is presents a great opportunity for the team. This is an excellent account for Redleaf to win and we are all looking forward to working with the team there.”