Adrian Grace: Aegon's self-styled agitator CEO

Adrian Grace: Aegon's self-styled agitator CEO

Laura Miller

Think three months is too long to wait for a pension transfer? So does Aegon CEO Adrian Grace, especially when its his pension. He talked to Laura Miller about disrupting the status quo in a 300-year-old British industry...

The way Adrian Grace told it (and I'm paraphrasing, Aegon, so don't sue me), most life companies are like Microsoft pre-2001. Big. Complacent. Short-sighted. Ripe to be routed by a competitor's small white...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser


  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence.
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters.
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection.
  • Tap into our community intelligence through our regular Pro Adviser poll.
 Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes.



Already a Professional Adviser member?


More on Retirement

David Ferguson: "I think we will see big changes on how platforms can support advisers and customers with better integration of systems."

Exclusive David Ferguson interview: Platform switching activity to rise in 'redefined' market

Ferguson to run Octopus-owned Seccl

Jenna Brown
clock 20 January 2022 • 3 min read
MPs tell FCA to research tax-free pension lump sum 'decoupling'

MPs tell FCA to research tax-free pension lump sum 'decoupling'

Further research and testing

clock 18 January 2022 • 2 min read
The government has responded to its stronger nudge consultation

DWP steps up nudge programme to push savers onto Pension Wise

Minister plans to make Pension Wise guidance more accessible for those who want it

Holly Roach
clock 17 January 2022 • 3 min read