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Our Team

This is the Better Retirement team who run My Pension Toobox.

Please see the full Better Retirement team at www.brgl.co.uk

Stuart Bayliss

 

Chairman

Stuart is one of the best-known personalities in the retirement income industry having established the original business, Annuity Direct over 25 years and going on to have a number of high-profile roles in the industry. He also owns a technology company which hosts one the UK’s best annuity rate portals.

Stuart is co-owner of the business and combines his time running the compliance, and strategy and technology side of the business.

Simon Whitehead

Simon is co-owner of BRG and The National Careline (TNC) which is a sister company specialising in advising people in later life. Previously he was finance director at Prudential Annuities before becoming CEO of Partnership which was one of the largest specialist annuity providers.

He is a charted accountant and regulated financial adviser and combines running the strategy and finance side of the business with advising clients where he specialises in equity release.

Director

Billy Burrows

Retirement Director

Having helped establish the original business Annuity Direct over 25 years ago he has established a reputation as a respected and trusted retirement adviser and media commentator. He is also author of a number acclaimed retirement guides.

Billy is a regulated financial adviser, specialising in retirement income advice, especially annuities and drawdown. He is frequently quoted in the national and trade press as well as occasionally appearing on radio and TV.

Financial Adviser

Gary Foster

Gary is one of the most qualified and successful advisers in the business. He combines technical knowledge with outstanding people’s skills to advice clients on all aspects of pensions.

His pension clients include members of well-known workplace pensions as well as high-net worth individuals.

Financial Adviser

Hugh Lachlan

Hugh has many years' experience in pensions admin and as an adviser. He first joined the business 25 years ago before gaining experience with a large workplace pension consultancy.

He is a regulated adviser with pensions G60 qualification.

Retirement income Specialist

Caroline Forster-McGrath

Caroline is Gary's right-hand lady and she looks after his clients with the upmost care and attention.

She has a high level of technical knowldge and amasing administartion skills.

Financial Adviser

Hugh Lachlan

Hugh has many years' experience in pensions admin and as an adviser. He first joined the business 25 years ago before gaining experience with a large workplace pension consultancy.

He is a regulated adviser with pensions G60 qualification.

Financial Adviser

Steve Hunt

Steve had many years' experince in pension adminsiation with a major UK insurance company before becoming a financial adviser.

He is one the company's most technically experinced and advisers clients on all aspects of pensions.

Paraplanner

Sheila Mayson

Paraplanner is an undertated position becuase a good paraplanner like Sheila does all the hard work for an advisor including reserach, report writing and administrtaion.

Sheila is right-hand lady to Simon and Billy and supports all their clients.

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