Martin Gilbert was appointed to the Board on 6 January 2021. Martin co-founded Aberdeen Asset Management in 1983, leading the company for 34 years and overseeing its 2017 merger with Standard Life. He is Chairman of Revolut Limited, Senior Independent Director at Glencore, Chairman of Toscafund and a Non-Executive Director of ASSETCO PLC and Saranac Partners. Until November 2019, he was Chairman of the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority’s Practitioner Panel and was Deputy Chairman of the board of Sky PLC until 2018. Before this he was the Chairman of FirstGroup. In 2015, he was ranked no. 22 of the Harvard Business Review’s 900 top performing CEOs in the world. Martin holds an LLB from the University of Aberdeen and an MA in accountancy. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte.