Canada Life UK appoint first-ever Head of Public Policy

Canada Life UK has appointed Rebecca Gladstone as Head of Public Policy, which is a newly created role within the CEO’s office.

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Tabitha Lambie | Editor, Protection Reporter
30th October 2023
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"I am looking forward to driving forward Canada Life UK’s public policy ambitions."
- Rebecca Gladstone, Head of Public Policy at Canada Life UK

Prior to this appointment, Rebecca Gladstone served as Stakeholder & Public Affairs Manager for the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

She has also worked as a Director in FTI Consulting’s strategic communications practice where she acted as a financial services specialist as well as a member of the public affairs team at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and several public policy roles within the automotive and health sectors.

Gladstone is “really pleased to join Canada Life UK at such an exciting time for the business.” She feels that Canada Life’s scale and drive to improve customer outcomes make them “perfectly placed to play a greater role in helping to shape the issues affecting consumers as they plan for their futures.”

Commenting on the appointment, Lindsey Rix-Broom, CEO of Canada Life UK, has said:

“I’m delighted Rebecca has joined our business at a time when our industry continues to go through significant change.

“With a proven track record and a wealth of experience gained from working within the regulatory framework and industry, her expertise will be key in helping to deliver against our strategic focus and ambitions.”

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