Charles Ward
Charles Ward
Professional Trustee

Charles is a Professional Trustee for Dalriada focused on the Midlands and the North West of England. He is a qualified actuary and has over 20 years’ experience of advising companies and trustees on pension scheme funding and strategy.

Before joining Dalriada in 2019, Charles worked for high profile companies including Mercer, KPMG and PwC. Charles has been involved in a range of projects during his career including innovative funding strategies, long-term journey planning, scheme buy-ins and buy-outs and PPF Levy management. He also has experience of dealing with the Pension Regulator on a number of challenging cases. During his time at KPMG, he was also the Scheme Actuary to a portfolio of schemes.

Outside work, Charles is involved in a range of not-for-profit roles, including his appointment as a Governor for a local primary school, treasurer to the Chorlton Community Land Trust and company secretary for WalkRide GM, which promotes active travel across the Greater Manchester region.

Charles’ passion is cycling and spending time with his young family.