Deputy Chair of the Board, Senior Independent Director and a member of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. He is also the interim Chair of Connells Limited.
Appointed to Board: 2016
Mark’s experience at senior leadership level in financial advice and investment management enables him to provide relevant insight which is particularly important as the Society develops its financial advice business. He has more than 40 years’ experience in commercial and financial services. His previous roles include CEO of St James’s Place plc, CEO of Virgin Direct and Director of Henderson Investors plc. He is a Non-Executive Director of Coutts & Co and Chair of Equiniti Financial Services Limited.
“I have been involved with the Society as a Non-Executive Director since 2014, initially with the financial services business and subsequently joining the main Board in 2016. Over the past eight years I have built up a detailed knowledge and experience of the Society and its subsidiary businesses. I use that experience to ensure that we always strive to understand our members’ and customers’ needs so we are able to provide them with the most appropriate solutions.”