Martin Jackson FCA Expand Chairman Joined 13 January 2004 Appointed Chairman 10 December 2004. Martin was Group Finance Director of Friends Provident Plc, a FTSE 100 life and pensions and asset management group, between 1999 and 2003. He was previously Group Finance Director at London & Manchester Group Plc from 1992 to 1998 up to the date of its acquisition by Friends Provident. Martin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is married with a son and daughter and lives in Devon.