Neil joined Standard Life plc in 2016 as Group Chief Internal Auditor, covering their global asset management and insurance operations. His previous role was as Chief Internal Auditor for Aegon UK, where he spent three years transforming the audit function to be more strategic, commercial, and credible. Neil is a qualified chartered accountant who spent the early part of his career in the financial services assurance and advisory business of PwC, and then held various senior Finance roles in the Insurance business of Lloyds Banking Group where he was latterly Finance Reporting Director. He is also a Scottish Committee member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors and chairs the Financial Services Heads of Internal Audit Forum.