- Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
- Member of the Audit, Nominations and Treasury Committees
Skills, competence and experience:
Philip is a senior investment banker and brings substantial advisory and regulatory experience to the Board. A chartered accountant, he is Senior Independent Director of Prudential Plc, Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Panel and Chairman of City of London Investment Trust Plc. Previously, Philip was Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston Europe and Head of the UK Investment Banking Department. Philip was Director General
of the Takeover Panel for two years between 2001 and 2003, and again in 2010. He served on the Board of Northern Rock Plc from 2008 to 2010 and from 2007 to 2012 was Chairman of the Shareholder Executive.
Philip has recent and relevant financial experience as a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
- Director and Trustee of St Paul’s Cathedral Foundation