Richard Berliand was appointed Board Chair on 15 May 2019. He combines detailed understanding of the financial services industry and its challenges and opportunities with recent senior Board experience. He is also Chair of the Nominations & Governance Committee.
Through his broad business experience and previous roles as Senior Independent Director and Deputy Chairman at other listed financial institutions, Richard has developed the strong corporate governance expertise required to lead an effective Board and the development of its strategy. He brings extensive external insight, a deep understanding of relevant issues and considerable experience of engagement with key stakeholders of the business.
Richard had a 23-year career at JP Morgan where he served as Managing Director leading the global cash equities and prime service businesses. He was also a member of the board of directors of Rothesay Life PLC until February 2019 and a member of Deutsche Börse AG’s supervisory board until May 2019.
External appointments: Senior Independent Director at Man Group plc.