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Scottish Friendly management team

Find out more about the management team at Scottish Friendly.

Martin Pringle BSc, FCA

Acting Chief Executive


Martin Pringle joined Scottish Friendly in June 2016 as Finance Director and was soon after also appointed Company Secretary. Martin joined the Board at Scottish Friendly in February 2018.

Martin came to Scottish Friendly with a wealth of financial services and financial risk senior management experience including work for E-Sure, as European chief financial officer, for general insurance company Assurant and as head of financial risk for Lloyds TSB Investments.

Neil Lovatt ACII, BA (Hons), MSc

Commercial Director


Neil Lovatt joined Scottish Friendly in June 2006 as Sales and Marketing Director and joined the Board as Commercial Director in January 2017. As Commercial Director, Neil plays a key role in the development of the Group’s strategy and is responsible for all aspects of marketing, product development and distribution channels.

Prior to joining Scottish Friendly, Neil had 14 years marketing experience at Scottish Life, latterly as Head of Marketing Development. He previously served 6 years in Scottish Life International running the marketing operation as Director of Marketing Development.

Neil is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, has a BA (Hons) in Politics from Hull University and a Masters Diploma in Investment Analysis from Stirling University.

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Scottish Friendly continues to invest for the future to deliver long-term value for its members.

The Scottish Friendly Marketing Group consists of several companies that are authorised and regulated.

The delegate system is the mechanism by which Scottish Friendly engages with, and is accountable to, its members.

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We offer a range of affordable tax-efficient ways to invest - from Investment ISAs and Junior ISAs to Investment Bonds.

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