Standard Life Investments

Dedicated insurance support

Standard Life Investments is committed to providing your organisation with a professional level of service for the long term. To achieve this, we offer industry insight and insurance expertise, asset and risk reporting, as well as a personal client service.

We have a dedicated insurance solutions team that focuses on managing relationships with our insurance clients. The team comprises four experienced insurance actuaries possessing in-depth insurance expertise and knowledge including non-life insurance markets. As a result, they are ideally placed to support our relationships with clients through the provision of value-added support and industry insight.

The insurance team

Stephen Acheson

Stephen Acheson

Stephen is a Board Executive Director at Standard Life Investments, responsible for insurance solutions and for managing relationships with Standard Life Group and Phoenix.

Bruce Porteous

Bruce Porteous

Investment Director, Insurance Solutions

Bruce was previously Head of Solvency II and Regulatory Development at Standard Life Group and is currently Chair of the ABI Solvency II Committee. He was closely involved in the development of Solvency II and has broad risk and capital management experience.

Craig Turnbull

Craig Turnbull

Investment Director, Insurance Solutions

Craig recently joined the team from Moody’s, where he was a managing director and part of the highly successful Barrie and Hibbert business.

Iain Forrester

Iain Forrester

Investment Director, Insurance Solutions

Iain brings substantial insurance and Solvency II experience from his time spent within Standard Life Group where he was Head of Asset-Liability Management for its UK and European business.

Personal client service

We understand the importance of working closely with clients to determine their exact requirements and to build lasting investment solutions. Once we have achieved this, we strive to engage proactively on an ongoing basis, ensuring that our investment solutions continue to meet each client’s needs. Therefore, at the outset of every client relationship, we put in place clear service guidelines regarding the management of the mandate, regular meetings and reporting requirements.