VICE CHAIRMAN LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Non-executive director (independent)
Joined the board in 2015.
Nationality: British. Born in 1959 in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Education: Master of Arts in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford.
Experience: He was non-executive chairman of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc (2014-2019), non-executive director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (2016-2017), non-executive chairman of Aon UK Ltd (2012-2015), founder and managing partner of the listed private equity division of 3i Group plc and president and CEO of Marsh Europe. Furthermore, he was lean an independent coordinating advisor to Close Brothers Group plc (2006-2014) and Catlin Group Limited (2010-2014). He previously worked at JP Morgan Chase for eighteen years and at Bank of America for four years.
Other positions of note: He is the non-executive chairman of Lloyd's of London and of Cuvva Limited.
Positions in other Santander Group companies: He is a non-executive director of Santander UK, plc. and of Santander UK Group Holdings Limited.
Membership of board committees: Executive committee, appointments committee (chairman), remuneration committee (chairman), and innovation and technology committee.