John is a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Credit Suisse Group.  John is also Chairman of Towergate Insurance and a member of the Board of Tilney Bestinvest.

From September 2008 to March 2013, he was CEO of the Resolution Group and was then a non-executive director of Resolution Limited and the Friends Life Group, until March 2014.  He was previously chief executive of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), a position he held between September 2003 and July 2007 when he retired from the role.  He had initially joined the FSA in June 2001 as managing director of consumer, insurance and investment business.  Before joining the FSA, John was a managing partner at Arthur Andersen responsible for its worldwide financial services practice.  He joined Arthur Andersen in 1976, working mainly with banking and capital market clients.  He led the Arthur Andersen team appointed by the Bank of England to investigate the collapse of Barings Bank and draw out the lessons to be learned. 

John was awarded a CBE in 2008 in recognition of his services to the finance industry and in 2010 was made an honorary Doctor of Letters at his former college, Kingston University, in recognition of his contribution to the financial services industry.

John is Chairman of The Urology Foundation and Chairman of and major shareholder in The Salcombe Brewery Co. Limited.

John is married with three grown-up children.

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