Meet the board

The Retirement Advantage Boards of Directors are responsible for setting the Retirement Advantage business strategy and making sure the business is run efficiently, legally and for the benefit of Retirement Advantage policyholders. The following directors serve on one or more of the Retirement Advantage Boards.

Sir William Proby

Sir William Proby Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Sir William was elected as a Non Executive Director of the Marine and General Mutual in July 2006, became its Chairman in December 2007 and became Chairman of the newly structured companies in December 2013. He has a strong background in the City, having started his career as a...

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Craig Fazzini-Jones

Craig Fazzini-Jones Chief Executive Officer

Craig joined Marine and General Mutual as a director and a member of the Executive team in 2008 with responsibility for setting up and managing the Society’s retirement business and leading the promotion and development of the Society’s offering in the post retirement market...

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Tom Evans

Tom Evans Managing Director, Equity Release

Tom joined Stonehaven as Finance Director in June 2011 and was subsequently appointed as Chief Financial Officer in December 2011. In September 2014 Tom was appointed as Managing Director of Stonehaven. In May 2015, he was appointed as Managing Director, In May 2015, he was appointed as Managing Director, Equity...

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Simon Smith

Simon Smith Chief Financial Officer

Simon is responsible for Retirement Advantage's finance and actuarial functions. He joined the Group in 2013 having worked with TDR Capital on its acquisition of the business from Marine and General, becoming an Executive Director of the new companies in November 2013. Prior to joining Retirement Advantage he had...

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John Cusins

John Cusins Non-Executive Director

John was appointed to the Boards in November 2013. He was employed by Phoenix Group from 2005 until 2011 where he was a founder and held the role of CEO, CIO and CFO of Axial Investment Management, and served on the board of Ignis Asset Management, Pearl Group Limited and various other life companies...

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Michael Fairey

Michael Fairey Non-Executive Director

Michael was appointed to the Boards in November 2013. Michael was formerly Deputy Group Chief Executive of Lloyds TSB Group before retiring from the position in June 2008. Michael had joined TSB Group in 1991 and held a number of senior and general management appointments before being appointed…

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Brian Magnus

Brian Magnus Non-Executive Director

Partner at TDR Capital and appointed to the Boards on formation of the new companies in 2013. Before joining TDR in September 2012, Brian was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley where he was European Head of Private Equity from 2007 until 2012 and Head of UK Investment Banking from 2005...

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