Life at Aviva

Meet some of our amazing people and communities. Look behind the logo and learn about the people who make Aviva what it is.

Life at Aviva

Our Philip: “An indescribable feeling”

17 Mar 2022

Philip Pears, Savings and Retirement Client Relationships Manager, on first steps and giggles after devastation.

Read Philip's story

Life at Aviva

Our Debbie: “Who advocates for you?”

11 Jan 2022

Debbie Bullock (She/Her), Wellbeing Lead, on being the conscience of the business.

Read Debbie's story

Life at Aviva

Wellbeing special: dealing with loneliness

22 Dec 2021

In this wellbeing special episode, our host Johnny talks about loneliness with Dr. Rob Rosa, Chief Medical Officer at Aviva.

Hear from Johnny and Rob

Life at Aviva

Our Anna: “Somebody claimed for a pickled egg that went missing”

24 Nov 2021

Anna Stone, Group Archivist, on keeping people honest by preserving Aviva’s 325-year-old archive.

Read Anna's story

Life at Aviva

Bringing a fresh perspective through neuro-inclusivity

17 Nov 2021

Neurodiverse individuals are under-represented in the workplace and employers are missing out, says Owen Morris, MD, Personal Lines, Aviva General Insurance.

Read more

Life at Aviva

Joe's story

8 Oct 2021

Joe works for Aviva in the UK and has lived with a gambling addiction for almost 20 years, despite only being in his early 30s. This is his story.

Read more

Life at Aviva

Tokyo 2020: a games to remember

24 Aug 2021

In 2008, Aviva colleague Danny Nobbs competed in the Paralympic Games in Beijing. Hear from Danny about his experience and learn what the games mean to him.

Read more

Life at Aviva

How to make an epic TV advert

6 Aug 2021

When Aviva wanted to create a new brand positioning, it went to one of the biggest names in the business.

Hear how the ad was made

Life at Aviva

Wellbeing special: tips to tackle 'lockdown anxiety'

27 Jul 2021

In the first of a mini-series of wellbeing specials...

Hear from Heather and Brittani

Life at Aviva

The power of a sonic logo

23 Jun 2021

When Aviva unveiled its new brand positioning, 'It takes Aviva', it did something it's never done before.

Listen to the podcast

Life at Aviva

A balance that works for everyone

10 Jun 2021

For Carers Week, Chris Butler shares his story of balancing raising his adopted 8-year-old son and his career at Aviva.

Read more

Life at Aviva

Parenting in the pandemic is really weird

26 Apr 2021

Over 600 Aviva colleagues took equal parental leave in 2020. Some of our dads have been reflecting on life in lockdown as a new parent.

Read more

Life at Aviva

Living and working with Asperger's

30 Mar 2021

Matthew is a customer engagement consultant at Aviva. Matthew also has Asperger's, which is an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here he tells his story for World Autism Awareness Week.

Read more

Life at Aviva

Could robots lead to a better tomorrow?

29 Mar 2021

It's been a hundred years since the word 'robot' was first used*, but are we another century away from seeing them in our daily lives?

Listen to the podcast

Life at Aviva

COVID-19: The man who sent everyone home

12 Feb 2021

One year on from when we started hearing about COVID-19, we speak to John Bernard, Aviva's Director of Group Corporate Security.

Listen to the podcast

Life at Aviva

Building a more inclusive organisation

20 Jan 2021

In this episode, we talk to six of our Aviva Communities co-chairs to find out how they're working towards making Aviva a more inclusive organisation.

Listen to the podcast