John was appointed to
the Board on 16 February 2018. John is the
Chair of the Risk Committee and the Group
Board Investment Committee. Additionally,
he sits on the Audit, Remuneration
and Nomination Committees.

John has extensive financial services and
non-executive experience. John has over 40
years’ experience in financial services and was
the Chief Operating Officer of Baring Asset
Management Limited for 11 years. John was
formerly the Chairman of Aviva Investors.
John holds a number of non-executive roles
with major financial services institutions.

John currently serves as the Chair of
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund Managers
Limited, Chair of JPMorgan China Growth and
Income plc, and as a Non-Executive Director
and Chair of the Risk and Remuneration
Committees of Brown Shipley & Co. Limited.

John brings significant financial services
experience to the Board. He has in-depth
expertise in organisational compliance,
operations and risk. John’s valuable nonexecutive
experience combined with his
deep understanding of risk and insight into
regulatory matters is crucial to his role as Chair
of the Risk Committee. As the Group operates
within a highly regulated environment,
regulatory experience and understanding of
risk management is vital to the sustainability
of the long-term success of the Company.