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Scottish Life

Managing Director

Ewan Smith

Type of Business

UK corporate and individual pensions

Main Office Location


Number of Employees*


Number of customers

over 610,000

Scottish Life was founded in 1881 in Edinburgh, as a proprietary company becoming mutual in 1968.

On 1 July 2001, Scottish Life demutualised and transferred its business to Royal London. Scottish Life is a division of Royal London and is the specialist pensions business within the Royal London Group, providing individual and group pensions to the market via intermediaries.

Key Facts

Royal London Group

Chief Executive

Phil Loney

Main office locations

Edinburgh - Group functions, Scottish Life and Bright Grey
Wilmslow - Group functions and individual customer service
London - Group functions and Royal London Asset Management
Glasgow - Scottish Provident
Bath - Ascentric
Reading - MoneyVista
Dublin - Caledonian LIfe

Number of employees


Number of customers

over†5.3 million

Total Funds under Management

£73.6 billion

Unless otherwise indicated, all figures quoted above are as at 31 December†2013

* Scottish Life and Royal London's other intermediary businesses in Edinburgh

Last Updated:†Mar 2014

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