Tom has been editor of Professional Adviser and Multi-Asset Review since August 2019. He started his career at PA in 2016 and held a number of positions at Incisive Media before this latest promotion.
Hannah is news editor of Professional Adviser and deputy editor at its sister title Retirement Planner, digital publications which provide financial advisers with the latest news, analysis and opinion from industry-leading experts and journalists.
Hannah joined Professional Adviser in 2016 as a graduate, initially reporting on pensions (at 23, not a subject she knew well)! She has since reported extensively on all thing’s retirement, including issues surrounding the British Steel Pension Scheme, defined benefit transfers and the self-invested personal pension market.
Hannah has an undergraduate degree in International Relations and a Masters degree in International Management.
Kay has 36 years’ experience in financial services, including 26 years as a holistic financial planner.
As Director of Public Policy at LEBC Group, she is responsible for influencing government and regulatory policy on pensions and investments.
She writes regularly for the consumer and trade press, and speaks on pensions, investment and social policy issues, working with other stakeholders to achieve better consumer outcomes.
Sophie has been at Professional Adviser for just over a year. She has been a reporter since September 2018 and has reported on several events and conferences already, including PA's inaugural conference PA360. Prior to PA, Sophie completed a masters in Magazine Journalism at Cardiff University. She has since reported on all thing’s pensions, regulation and diversity and has recently taken over the platform beat from PA’s editor Tom.
A recognised leader within the financial services sector, Keith has over 30 years experience operating at executive level across both manufacturing and distribution. He has an established media profile and is a visible figurehead within the financial services sector, regularly called upon for comment both home and abroad by various organisations, including Trade and National press.
Keith established a strong media profile whilst representing one of the UK’s largest IFA Networks (Tenet Group) as Group Distribution and Development Director, prior to which he was Head of Retail for the largest mutual insurance company in the UK, Royal London Group. Actively engaged in the promotion of financial services within the UK and internationally, he has contributed to the boards of both AIFA (now APFA) and AMI. He sits on the board of the European Financial Planning Association (EFPA), a member of various government and regulatory working groups and is Chairman of TISA Exco for Adviser Protocol having also represented the intermediary advice sector over many years on a number of panels and strategic leadership forums.
Keith was appointed Chief Executive of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) in May 2013 and subsequently appointed as Managing Director of Engagement for the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) on 1st August 2016. In addition to guiding the operational and strategic evolution of the PFS he has developed greater government and regulatory engagement for the FS and Insurance profession’s, brought about enhancements to membership benefits and its national CPD programmes. Keith has also introduced a number of key consumer and Professional Standards initiatives which include a consumer website, the largest accredited adviser director in the UK, a pro-bono programme in partnership with Citizens Advice as well as a national anti-scam, consumer confidence and United Profession Campaigns.
Claire is Professional Adviser’s newest recruit, having joined the team in October 2019. Previously a reporter at The West Australian, Claire covers financial advice matters, multi-asset investing, pensions, retirement and financial regulation.