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Advisory Council

We are honoured that the following senior leaders are members of our Advisory Council. They provide invaluable guidance, insight and ideas:

 
Sir Win Bischoff, Former Chair, JPMorgan (Europe) and Former Chair, Financial Reporting Council
 
Sir Win became Chair of Lloyds Banking Group plc in September 2009, having been Chief Executive and subsequently Chair of Schroders plc from 1984 – 2000 and interim Chief Executive and subsequently Chair of Citigroup Inc from 2007 – 2009. He was awarded a knighthood in 2000 for services to the banking industry. He was co-Chair with the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, of the report UK International Financial Services – the future and is the Former Chair of the Advisory Council of TheCityUK, the body set up following that report.
 
 
Andrea Blance
 
After a 29 year career at Legal & General Group plc where she held various Finance leadership roles, was Group Chief Risk Officer and led the strategy and marketing functions, Andrea moved to a portfolio career. She is the Senior Independent Director at Provident Financial Group plc and a Non Executive Director, Hargreaves Lansdown. She was formerly an Independent NED at Scottish Widows and Lloyds Banking Group’s Insurance Division.
 
 
Monica Burch, Chair, The Crown Prosecution Service
 
Monica was Senior Partner and Chair of the Board of law firm Addleshaw Goddard from 2010 to 2016. She is a Non-Executive Director (NED) and Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee of the Crown Prosecution Service, and is NED and Chair of the Risk Committee, Talbot Underwriting Limited. She was an NED at Channel 4 from 2010 to 2016; Director of charity Prime from 2012 to 2015, and was appointed a Recorder (Civil) in 2010 (a part-time judicial appointment).
 
 
Niall FitzGerald KBE DSA, Chair, The Leverhulme Trust
 
Niall FitzGerald had a 37-year career with Unilever, with over half this time on the Board and 8 years as Chair / CEO. He has also served as Chair of Reuters, Hakluyt & Co. Ltd and the British Museum, and on the Boards of Bank of Ireland, Ericsson, Merck, Prudential and Thomson Reuters. He is a Senior Advisor to Allen & Co. Niall is Irish and a graduate of University College, Dublin.
 
 
Sir Philip Hampton, Chair, GlaxoSmithKline plc
 
Sir Philip has been Chair of J Sainsbury plc, Finance Director of Lloyds TSB and was the first Chair of UK Financial Investments Limited in 2008, before leaving to join Royal Bank of Scotland. He was appointed Chair of Royal Bank of Scotland Group in 2009. Sir Philip was also Vice Chair of the CBI 2008-2009 and is a non-executive Director of Anglo American plc. He was awarded a knighthood in 2007 for his contribution to Public Services, and was Chair of GlaxoSmithKline plc until 2019.
 
 
Mr David Roberts CBE, Chair, Nationwide Building Society
 
David has been Chair of Nationwide Building Society since July 2015. He has many years of experience at board and executive level in retail and commercial banking in the UK and internationally, including being Group Deputy Chair and Chair of the Board Risk Committee at Lloyds Banking Group and an Executive Director at Barclays plc. He is a former Non-Executive Director of BAA plc and Absa Group SA, and was Chair and Chief Executive of Bawag PSK AG, Austria’s second largest retail bank. David is the Vice Chair of NHS England, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services and holds an MBA and Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Henley Business School.
 

 

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