People’s Partnership is the new name for B&CE, provider of The People’s Pension. Find out more


Philip Brown

Philip has worked in financial services for over 30 years, with most of his experience focused on pensions and retirement income products. During this time he has worked as an independent consultant, Head of Policy at LV= and as a Senior Policy Associate on high level projects at the Financial Services Authority. Here, Philip has also been Head of Customer Services and Technical Administration, managing the vesting process for a large back book of varied pension and life products, and was winner of The Public Affairs Awards ‘Corporate Campaign of the Year’ 2016.

Philip has been an active member of a number of industry trade bodies over the years including: the ABI Retirement and Savings Committee; the Chair of the ILAG Savings Strategy Group; a Founder member of and a Management Board Member of PICA, and many more. Philip currently sits on the PLSA Policy Board and Master Trust Committee.

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Patrick Heath-Lay

As Chief Executive Officer, Patrick is the driving force behind The People’s Pension and moving People’s Partnership from an organisation focused solely on the construction sector to a mainstream pension provider. Patrick is passionate about People’s Partnership and what the organisation is trying to achieve with The People’s Pension, and has been instrumental in shaping its ethos and beliefs.

Patrick is happy to talk about a range of issues covering pensions, including the development and success of The People’s Pension and the challenges and opportunities that leading a not-for-profit financial services company can bring.

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