Lan Tu joins Standard Life as strategy director

Edinburgh-based investment and insurance giant Standard Life has appointed former American Express and McKinsey executive Lan Tu as its strategy director.

She will report directly to Standard Life chief executive Keith Skeoch.

“Lan brings a huge amount of experience to Standard Life having worked across international markets at American Express and with insurance and asset management clients in her previous role at McKinsey,” said Skeoch.

“Lan’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our existing talent pool and utilising new experience and insights to help drive our strategic direction.

“Her collaborative and inclusive style alongside her highly commercial skills are an extremely positive addition and I’m looking forward to working with her.”