Deputy Chair of the Board, Senior Independent Director and a member of the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees.
“I joined the Society’s Board in 2016 following a period as an independent Director with Skipton’s financial advice business. I know the broader business of the Society well and importantly what it stands for particularly in terms of its genuine customer focus. My goal remains to play my part in ensuring that we understand our customers’ needs and provide them with the most appropriate solutions from a business that remains in robust financial health.”
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 35 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 the mutual company MyCSP Ltd and Chair of their employee benefit trust, a Non-Executive Director of Coutts & Co and Chair of Equiniti Financial Services Limited.