Current directorships: Appointed to the Board in January 2012. Is a non-executive director of BG Group plc, where he is also chairman of the Audit Committee. He serves as an alternate member of the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, is Chairman of the Industrial Development Advisory Board, a member of the Regional Growth Fund advisory panel and non-executive deputy chairman of G4S, where he is also chairman of the Audit Committee.
Expertise: He was a senior advisor at Credit Suisse. He began his career at Price Waterhouse and spent over 30 years in the City, including senior roles at SG Warburg, BZW and Credit Suisse First Boston. At Credit Suisse he was deputy chairman Europe from 1999 to 2005 and later Chairman UK Investment Banking from 2003 to 2005.