Fighter of the Year 2007 - Ros Altmann
  • ROS ALTMANN

    Ros is a leading authority on later life issues, including pensions,
    social care and retirement policy. Numerous major awards have recognised
    her work to demystify finance and make pensions work better for people.
    She was the UK Pensions Minister from 2015 – 16 and is a member
    of the House of Lords where she sits as Baroness Altmann of Tottenham.

  • Ros Altmann

    Ros Altmann

    Fighter of the Year 2007

    Fighter of the Year 2007

    Fighter of the Year 2007: Ros Altmann

    by Dr. Ros Altmann

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    Ros Altmann, 51, spent five years campaigning for justice, pro bono, for the victims of failed company pension schemes refused compensation by the government. A former Downing Street adviser, she became a thorn in the government’s side, mixing powerful arguments with eye-catching stunts – including the memorable “Stripped of Our Pensions” campaign, which saw robbed pensioners parading naked outside Parliament.

    The battle, and attendant smear campaign, exacted a huge emotional toll. “I sometimes feel very isolated and very scared,” she said. This week, she finally triumphed: extracting the full £2.9bn owed. Bravo.

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