Sir Henry Angest

Sir Henry Angest

Chairman and Chief Executive

Appointed to the Board in December 1985. Sir Henry is the Chairman and Chief Executive. He is also President and a director of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited of which he was Chairman from 1994 to 2022. He gained extensive national and international experience as an executive of The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Banking Corporation. He was previously Chairman and a director of Secure Trust Bank PLC, Chairman of the Banking Committee of the London Investment Banking Association and a director of the Institute of Directors. He is a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers, where he is still a member of the Court.

Andrew Salmon

Andrew Salmon FCA

Chief Operating Officer

Appointed a Director in March 2004. He is Group Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Development, having joined the Company in 1997. He is also Chief Executive of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. He was previously a director of Secure Trust Bank PLC and of Hambros Bank Limited and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

James Cobb FCA

James Cobb FCA

Group Finance Director

Joined the Board in November 2008 as Group Finance Director. He is also Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. He was previously a director of Secure Trust Bank PLC, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Citigroup’s Global Consumer Group in Europe, Middle East and Africa and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Jayne Almond

Jayne Almond

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Director in September 2023. She is also a director of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. She is a highly experienced professional in the banking, mortgages and financial services arenas and is currently Chairman of Bluestep Bank AB. She was previously Chairman, Chief Executive or NED in a wide range of organisations Including Butterfield Mortgages Limited and Kensington Mortgages, a subsidiary of Barclays Bank UK plc.

Nigel Boardman

The Hon Sir Nigel Boardman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Non-Executive Director in June 2019. He is also a director and Chairman of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. He was a partner at the law firm, Slaughter and May from 1982 to 2019. He is also a non-executive director of Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc and a director of Mile Group Unlimited and of Glyde Group Unlimited, the holding companies for ABP Foods Jersey.

Sir Nigel is chair of the charity Help for Heroes, a director and Chair designate of The Medical College of Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Trust, a charity funding medical research, a director and Vice-Chair of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and is Trustee Emeritus and a member of the audit committee for the British Museum. He is also an adviser to Consello, a financial services advisory and strategic investing platform. Sir Nigel was previously a non-executive director of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and chaired its audit committee.

Ian Dewar

Ian Dewar FCA

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Non-Executive Director in August 2015. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee. He was a Partner for 19 years in the Financial Services Practice of KPMG from which he retired in 2012 after 32 years at the firm. He was previously Senior Independent Director of Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC and a non-executive director of Manchester Building Society.

Angela Knight CBE

Angela Knight CBE

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Director in September 2023. She is also a director of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. She is Senior Independent Director of Vanquis Banking Group plc, Chair of the Board of Pool Reinsurance Company Limited, a director of Encore Capital Group, Inc and a non-executive independent member of the board of the Astana Financial Services Authority of Kazakhstan. She is also Master of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.

She has a wealth of commercial and financial experience from her time in government as a Treasury Minister and as Chief Executive of the British Bankers’ Association (now UK Finance) and of Energy UK.  She was Member of Parliament for Erewash from 1992 to 1997. Her previous non-executive roles include Lloyds TSB plc, Scottish Widows, LogicaCMG plc, Transport for London, Port of London Authority, Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc, TP ICAP plc and Taylor Wimpey PLC. She was also Chair of the Office of Tax Simplification, an independent body of HM Treasury.

Lord Sassoon

Lord Sassoon FCA

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Director in September 2023. He is also a director of Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited. He began his career at KPMG, before joining SG Warburg (latterly UBS Warburg) where he led the firm's global privatisation business, ending as Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking. From 2002 to 2013 he served in HM Treasury as Managing Director, Finance, Regulation and Industry before acting as President of the Financial Action Task Force and was then Commercial Secretary to the Treasury.

He is currently a non-executive director of Barco NV, a listed Belgian visualisation technology company, and of China Construction Bank Corporation, President of the China-Britain Business Council, Member of the International Advisory Council of the China Investment Corporation and Chair of St John Soane’s Museum. He was an executive director of Jardine Matheson Holdings from 2013 to 2020 and was previously a non-executive director of The Merchants Trust plc and of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

Sir Alan Yarrow

Sir Alan Yarrow FCSI (Hon)

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Non-Executive Director in June 2016. He spent 37 years with Dresdner Kleinwort until 2009, latterly as Group Vice Chairman and Chairman of the UK Bank. He is a director of Institutional Protection Services Ltd. He is also Vice President of the Royal Mencap Society, Independent Partnership Advisor to James Hambro & Partners, an advisor to Zeamo Inc. (USA) and a member of the Property Trust Board, City & Guilds Art School. Sir Alan is an Alderman, Magistrate and HM Lieutenant of the City of London, a member of the Court of the Fishmongers’ Company and a member of the Takeover Appeal Board. Sir Alan was Lord Mayor of the City of London for the year 2014-15 and was previously Chairman of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

 

Frederick Angest

Frederick Angest

Non-Executive Director

Appointed a Director in September 2022. He works at Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited currently as a Private Banker having previously worked within Wealth Management and Credit Risk.

Nick Jennings

Nicholas Jennings FCA

Group Company Secretary

Appointed Group Company Secretary in July 2018. He was previously Company Secretary of Daily Mail and General Trust plc and of Close Brothers Group plc. He is a Chartered Accountant.