John was appointed Chairman of the Company on 1 March 2010. He has extensive experience of financial services. He is a member of the Court of the Bank of England and is also the Chairman of Guide Dogs for the Blind. He was previously a director of the Telstra Corporation; a member of the Australian Federal Attorney General’s Business Government Advisory Group on National Security; a Member of the Australian Prime Minister’s Task Group on Emissions Trading; Chief Executive of Woolwich (1996-2000); Deputy CEO of Barclays (2000-2003); and Chief Executive of National Australia Bank (2004-2008).
* Nominations Committee