Gail Izat

Gail Izat

Non-Executive Director

Workplace Managing Director at Standard Life Assurance Limited

Gail, a Modern and Economic History graduate from Glasgow University, is Workplace Managing Director at Standard Life Assurance Limited (Part of the Phoenix Group). She is responsible for the leadership of the Standard Life Workplace business which has over £41bn of assets under administration and 1.9m customers.  

She joined Standard Life as Head of Portfolio Delivery Mandatory & Operations in June 2010 and was responsible for leading the change portfolios for their Group, Mandatory and Operations Portfolio’s with a budget in excess of £25m and over 200 change and IT professionals. Prior to joining Standard Life, Gail has held senior roles in Convergys and Esso. Gail is an accomplished executive with a proven track record in general management, P&L, operations management and delivering global complex programs. She possesses experience of working across Europe in a range of industries from oil and gas, outsourcing, telecommunications and financial services.

Gail joined Criterion as a Non-Executive Director in September 2021.