Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director
Appointed: September 2014 (Board), December 2019 (Senior Independent Director), May 2020 (Deputy Chair)
Skills, experience and contribution:
- Highly regarded retail and commercial banker
- Strong strategic, risk management and core banking experience
- Regulatory and public policy experience
Alan has 37 years’ experience with the Royal Bank of Scotland, most notably as Chief Executive of RBS UK. Alan was formerly Chairman of Urban&Civic plc and of Brown, Shipley & Co. Limited, a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk Committee of the Nationwide Building Society and of Willis Limited, and a Governor of Motability. Alan is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the Royal Statistical Society.
Non-Executive Director of the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Chair of the Remuneration Committee, held under temporary cover pending formal regulatory approval
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Board Risk Committee
Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee
Member of the Responsible Business Committee