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Standard Life adviser head passes away

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Standard Life head of adviser engagement Ian Mobley has passed away following a cancer diagnosis last year.

He passed away on 21 August, aged 52.

During his eight years at Standard Life he held a number of positions working with advisers to help build their advice propositions with clients.

Colleagues and advisers knew him for his technical knowledge and understanding of the market, and his self-deprecating presentation style.

His career in pensions and investments spanned more than 25 years, starting as an adviser at Endsleigh Insurance, before joining Friends Provident and then ultimately Standard Life in 2008.

He also worked on secondment as head of business development with Threesixty in 2013.

Threesixty managing director Phil Young says: “Ian was much loved during his time at Threesixty. He was an honest and generous man, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of music.”

Standard Life head of adviser and wealth propositions David Tiller says: “Ian was a passionate advocate of financial advice, helping advisers deliver better results for countless clients through his training and insight.”

Donations can be made to The Brain Tumour Charity or Christies Manchester.

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  1. Sad news.

    He was one of the better presenters out there on the seminar circuit being able to deliver technical presentations in an engaging and amusing way.

  2. A huge loss to all who knew Ian.

  3. Ian was an extremely personable man – he was great company and very professional. We will miss his entertaining stories and easy manner. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him in his personal and business life.

  4. I didn’t know the man at all but it is still so sad. Too many are taken far too soon. One might hope that modern science will eventually win through.

    Sincere condolences to his family who have undoubtedly suffered.

  5. That’s terrible news. Ian was a lovely guy; I enjoyed presenting alongside him back in the day. A big character and a bigger loss.

  6. Very sorry to hear this. I worked with him for a few years whilst at Standard Life and he was an incredibly nice guy as well as being very good at his job. Condolences to his family and friends.

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