Henry Tapper is often described as Britain’s most controversial pensions blogger. Kim Kaveh meets him on his boat, Lady Lucy, to talk about pensions past, present and future.
Tapper has over 30 years' experience in financial services under his belt and he frequently shares his views on current pensions issues, on his blog - often sparking controversy in the process.
He has held many roles throughout his career - leading him to become an entrepreneur after setting up his own business venture, Age Wage, just over a year ago to help people understand the value of their pension. Evidently, he deeply cares about the sector he serves in.
But Tapper has passions other than pensions. In 2001 he received a boat named Lady Lucy, as a gift from a client and has spent much time and effort renovating the 1940's classic since.
He now enjoys the fruits of his labour, spending the summer months motoring down to Windsor or up to Reading with family and friends, and does not shy away from the odd pensions boat party.
PP was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to get on board the boat, where Tapper was quizzed on the peaks and troughs of his pensions career as well as his views on pensions past, present, and future.
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