Jeff Prestridge

Group Wealth & Personal Finance Editor

A personal finance journalist of more than 35 years standing.

Joined The Mail on Sunday in 1994 (from The Sunday Telegraph), and has led campaigns on a whole variety of key issues – bank branch closures, better pension protection for workers, an improved deal for people in income drawdown, protection insurance that pays claims rather than declines them, and the scourge that is copycat Government websites.

Now Group Wealth & Personal Finance Editor of DMGT.

Writes for and Interactive Investor.

A big believer in personal finance education. A passionate supporter of professional financial planning.

Keen on greater clarity and transparency in financial services.

Has won numerous awards for his personal finance journalism.

Loves running, wild water swimming, the arts (live music, cinema, art) and watching West Brom lose. Holidays spent in Mallorca and the Lake District.

His writing is fiercer than his character.

Has raised a lot of money for various charities including Brathay, Peace Hospice (Watford), Dreams Come True, Anthony Nolan, Prostate Cancer (a cancer he is dealing with).

Epitaph: a lover of life.