Toby Strauss

Toby joined the Board in April 2013. He chairs the Investment Committee and is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.

Toby serves as a non-executive director on the board of Legal & General plc, and as Chair of Pacific Life. 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.