Will joined Suffolk Life in 2003 having completed his first degree in Oceanography at Southampton University. He completed his MBA from Cranfield University in 2010 and was made a director of Suffolk Life in the same year initially as Operations Director and subsequently as Product and Operations in 2012. Will became Managing Director in 2013 and during 2015 was also CCO of Cofunds, a sister company within L&G. He led the strategic review during 2015 which lead to the sale to Curtis Banks in January 2016. Will joined the group board in 2016 as Deputy CEO before becoming Group CEO in January 2019. Will was appointed to the FCA Smaller Business Practitioner Panel in October 2020 and represents the life and Pensions sector within the FCA. Will is also Vice Chair and a Trustee of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH) and lives in Suffolk with his wife and two young daughters.
Following the acquisition of Talbot and Muir in 2020, Will holds the position of Chairman for Talbot and Muir.