Appointed to the Board: July 2016
John’s previous roles in asset management, his experience in the US and Asia and his background in finance, operations and technology, are all areas of importance to our strategy. John’s experience is important to the Board’s discussions of financial reporting and risk management.
John was appointed a Director of our business in July 2016, at that time Standard Life plc. From April 2015 until August 2016, he was non-executive Chairman of Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited.
He is non-executive chairman of Credit Suisse International and of Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, and a non-executive director of Citco Custody Limited and Citco Custody (UK) Limited.
From 2008 to 2010, John was chief operating officer of Threadneedle Asset Management Limited. Prior to this, he held a number of senior executive positions at Merrill Lynch in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
He holds an MBA in Banking from Bangor University, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting and a member of the Chartered Banker Institute.