Six editors in 21 years: Advice as viewed by those who ran Professional Adviser

From 2001 to 2022

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Professional Adviser has had six editors in its 21 years since inception. In this article, each speaks of their time in charge and the seismic changes in the advice profession each of them witnessed...

Sadly, PA's founding editor Jeremy Lacey is no longer with us and so Rob Kingsbury, PA's second editor, has spoken of his entire time with the publication from inception and during Lacey's reign. Rob Kingsbury, PA's second editor, 2001-2009 Rob was editor from 2002 - 2009 PA was launched a month after 9/11. We were preparing for our first issue as we watched the news about the attack on the twin towers. Alongside reacting to the horror of that day, we realised that on top of the impact of the dotcom bubble bursting the year before, launching a new magazine had probably got a lot ha...

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