Ben Pears

The Oddfellows

Ben is Insurance Director Designate at Unity Mutual having joined The Oddfellows in February 2021 as part of the transfer of engagements of Kingston Unity Friendly Society, where Ben had held the role of Chief Executive since January 2017.

Prior to joining the mutual world, Ben gained his extensive financial services experience working with Aviva, Virgin Money, Coutts & Co, Barclays and was latterly the CEO for a small disruptive fin-tech business. Having worked in the industry for over 25 years he holds expertise across asset management, wealth management, banking, life insurance and savings & investments. Ben is a qualified Investment Manager, Financial Adviser, Project Manager and Marketeer.

Ben strives to put the customer first and sees the mutual sector as an excellent way of aligning his personal values with the driving ethos of mutual businesses. Hailing from North Yorkshire and having a young family, he is passionate to ensure that the right decisions are made now for future generations.

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