Trustees

 

The Trustees of the Telefónica UK Pension Plan are responsible for the running of the Plan. They are advised by independent professional advisors.

 

Kate Jarvis

Chair - Telefónica UK Pension Plan

Kate has been a Trustee of the Telefónica UK Pension Plan since April 2008 and became Chair from the start of 2009.

 

Cheryl Black
Trustee – Telefónica UK Pension Plan

Cheryl was Customer Service Director on the UK board of Telefónica from 2006 to 2011 and became an employer-nominated Trustee of the Pension plan in 2007. She now advises organisations on people and customer strategies and is a Non-Executive Director of Southern Water Services Ltd. Cheryl is a Special Advisor to the Customer Contact Association (CCA) and a Vice President of the Institute of Customer Service.

 

Jeannie Drake
Trustee – Telefónica UK Pension Plan

Jeannie was previously a Deputy General Secretary with the Communication Workers Union and a member of the Board of the Pension Protection Fund. She has been a Trustee of the Telefónica UK Pension Plan since it began in July 2002 and was elected by members from November 2007.

 

Andrew Davies
Trustee – Telefónica UK Pension Plan

Andrew has over twenty years pensionable service in TUK and is currently a contributor to the DC scheme and recipient from the DB scheme. Andrew has a keen interest in this area and provides useful insight as a pensioner member whilst also bringing his analytical skills and ethical viewpoint to the benefit of all members. Andrew was elected to the board from June 2017.

 

Martine Trouard-Riolle

Trustee - Telefónica UK Pension Plan

Martine represents Capital Cranfield on a number of DB and DC Trustee Boards as either Chair or Co-Trustee.  Martine has been an Trustee since 2011 and she tends to specialize in larger and more complex situations. Prior to becoming a Trustee she was a restructuring lawyer in the City before joining the Pensions Regulator where she was Head of Corporate Risk Management with responsibility for the clearance and the anti-avoidance teams.  Martine has considerable experience in guiding Trustee Boards through corporate transactions and restructurings.

 

Anthony Soothill
Head of the CEO's Office, Telefónica UK

Anthony has been with Telefónica (and BT before) since 1990. He has held a range of general management positions, in IT, Finance, Customer Service and Wholesale, where he set up Tesco Mobile. He has also held positions in group strategy. Anthony is a member of the Tesco Mobile Board Audit Committee, and is currently secretariat for the Telefónica UK Excomm. He is also a Trustee for the charity, Demand, which designs and manufactures bespoke equipment for the disabled.

 

Adrian Gorham
General Manager Group & UK Fraud & Security

Adrian has been with Telefónica (and BT before) since 1978 and was nominated by the company as a Trustee of the Telefónica UK Pension Plan in 2010.

 

 

Robert Harwood (Secretary)
Company Secretary – Telefónica Europe plc

Robert manages Telefónica Europe's Company Secretariat and has been the Secretary to the Trustees of the Telefónica UK Pension Plan since it began in July 2002.