I am white British and a Northerner .Educated at Leeds University a long time ago when all the economics Lecturers were Marxists.
Started my investment career at The Cooperative Insurance Society in Manchester then GEC pension Fund, Rothschilds, County NatWest investment Management and then president of NatWest Investment Banking USA. My final executive job was as CEO of British Airways Pension Investment Management.
Since then I have held a series of non-executive /advisory roles including IBM pension Fund, BBC pension Trust, Phoenix Life, Investment trusts etc.
Currently Chairman of Hermes GPE, Chairman Vencap International, and 4 others. DIVERSITY is a major issue across the whole spectrum of business activity. I support it wholeheartedly.