Our fantastic leadership team

Meet the people who steer the ship and keep us – and our clients – happy.

Mary’s role at PES is to look after money matters and help the business grow. She’s organised, detailed and balanced – everything you need from an outstanding finance director.

Mary Short Finance director

Ben is our Managing Director, making sure we deliver excellent service and great value for money. He’s a former clay pigeon shooting champion – excellent at meeting targets!

Ben Merrison Head of getting things done

Cathy advises, supports and guides senior management on the HR challenges and opportunities they face. She’s pragmatic, professional and – after 25 years in HR – unshockable.

Cathy Monaghan Head of refreshingly different HR

When Ian set up PES way back in 2001, it was a lonely attic space…today it’s a thriving company with more than 200 clients. Ian is our visionary who drives the business forward.

Ian Rummels Head of thinking and possibilities

Andy is responsible for our client relationships, making sure that our customers and their employees have the very best experience with happypeople – and enjoy working with us too.

Andy Bettell Head of employee benefits

Paul is an expert in group health and risk benefits. His job is to secure the most appropriate regulated cover for our clients while delivering savings wherever possible.

Paul Dunsford Lead health and group risk adviser

Duncan is our financial benefits expert and a self-confessed pension nerd. He demystifies the world of pensions and helps our clients create a culture of financial wellbeing for their employees.

Duncan Reeves Head of corporate pensions

Debbie delivers our workplace wellbeing services. She holds an MSc in Workplace Wellbeing and is a qualified mental health first aid trainer. She’s also a health benefits expert who knows how to make employee benefits integral to wellbeing.

Debbie Kleiner Head of workplace happiness