Toby Strauss

Toby joined the Board in April 2013. He is a member of the Finance & Audit and Charitable Expenditure Committees. 

In February 2021 Toby became Chair of Brewin Dolphin Ltd. Toby also serves as a non-executive director on the board of Legal & General plc and Chair of Pacific Life Re. Until the end of 2015, Toby was Group Director for Insurance and CEO of Scottish Widows, part of the Lloyds Banking Group. Before joining Lloyds, Toby was UK Life CEO at Aviva and prior to this he was Chief Operating Officer for UK Life, having joined Aviva in 2008. 

He previously worked at Charcol, becoming Managing Director, before moving to JS & P (now Towry) as Chief Executive. Before this, Toby spent a number of years at McKinsey, specialising in the financial services and technology sectors.