Appointed to the Board in January 2002 and succeeded Daniel Bernard as Deputy Chairman on 3 June 2009 whilst retaining his role as Senior Independent Director. He is Chairman of European real estate group, Hammerson plc and Senior Advisor to Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP. He retired as Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) in 2002 and was formerly Vice Chairman of Lazard Brothers. He was previously a non-executive director of
BT Group plc, Cazenove Group Ltd, JP Morgan Cazenove Holdings and Woolwich plc. Age 63.