Laurie Edmans CBE
Laurie has had a lifetime career in pensions and financial services. Laurie is now chairman of the Independent Governance Committee of Zurich UK, of the trustees of the Trinity Mirror Pension Plan and of B different, a specialist financial services research company. He is a commissioner on the independent Financial Inclusion Commission.
He was a founder trustee member of NEST, and a founder non-executive director of the Pensions Regulator and of the Money Advice Service. He was chairman of Marine and General Mutual Assurance Society until June 2015. He chaired the ABI's pensions and savings committee for 8 years. He was also chairman of SHIP, the trade association for equity release providers for six years and of Funding Circle, the successful ‘peer to peer’ lending business. During his executive career he was corporate development director of AEGON UK and deputy chief executive of NPI.
Laurie received the CBE for services to pensions reform in 2006.