Featured Face: Colin Musgreaves

At PTL we pride ourselves on being personable. Meet Colin Musgreaves, Business Development Manager.

Colin MusgreavesWhat was your favourite subject at school? Worst?

Favourite – Economics

Worst – Physics, I still don’t understand it

Do you have a nickname?


If you had to be classified as a member of a “generation” which would it be?

A very lucky one

What was the first record that you bought?

“Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen

What was the last concert you went to?

Kiss / Motley Crue – loud music and pure theatre

What did you want to be when you were at school?

An Oceanographer as it sounded cool

What was your first job?

At Doncaster Fish Market, the closest I ever came to being an Oceanographer

How did you start in the pensions profession?

Following the dream of long lunch hours and Lamborghini’s & then along came regulation….

What is your favourite book and film?

Film – Austin Powers “Goldmember”

Book – Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx

Do you support a sporting team?

The mighty Leeds United

What three adjectives would your colleagues use to describe you?

Positive, resilient & creative

What aspect of pensions legislation or provision would you change if you could?

The Government has just done it – full flexibility at retirement to make pensions sexier

Who is the most irritating person in the industry or public eye?

Now that Alex Ferguson has retired it’s Justin Beiber

Who is the most influential person in the pensions industry?

I will have to vote Steve Webb

Should saving into a pension be compulsory?

Yes – from day 1

Pension or ISA?

Either – just save

What is your worst habit?

Zero patience

What was the last “bargain” you got?

BMC SL01 Roadracer Bike – 55% off – result !

What is your favourite meal and drink?

Beef Wellington and a pint of Yorkshires finest

What was the last country you visited?

USA – New York watching the Giants and the Knicks

How do you plan to spend your retirement years?

I will “Rock and Roll All Night” and “Party Every Day”

Congratulations, you’ve won the lottery. What next?

Buy Leeds United and ten new players!

E:  cmusgreaves@ptluk.com
T:  0771 836 6354

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