Term of Office

Appointed in October 2010. Last re-elected in May 2019.

Length of Service

9 years 3 months

Skills and Experience

Formerly Chairman of Cogent Elliott, the leading independent marketing agency and was Chief Executive Officer of Sainsbury’s Bank. Previous Non-Executive Director roles include Cancer Research UK.

External Appointments

Senior Independent Director and Chair of Finance and Performance of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. Chair of Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP. Non Executive Director of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Observer, CWG22 Board (Commonwealth Games).