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Sir Winfried Bischoff
Chairman
Sir Win Bischoff is Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council in the United Kingdom and Chairman of JP Morgan Securities plc.  He is a Director of S&P Global Inc, and is a member of the International Advisory Board of Akbank TAS, Turkey.
 
He was previously Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc (2009-2014). Sir Win has substantial experience of leading complex international committees and boards. His background spans a range of sectors, including banking and capital markets, finance and government regulation and public policy.  He was CEO and then Chairman of Schroders plc (1984-2000), Chairman of Citigroup Europe (2000-2009) and interim CEO and then Chairman of Citigroup Inc (2007-2009).  Since 1983 he has served on the boards of 10 major public companies (5 in the UK, 3 in the US, 2 in Europe).
 
Sir Win was awarded a Knighthood in the New Year Honours List in 2000 for services to the banking industry, and an Honorary Doctorate in Science by City University, London in the same year.  In 2016 he was awarded a Non-Executive Director Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gay Huey Evans
Deputy Chairman
Gay Huey Evans is currently Deputy Chair of the FRC, She is also a Director of Standard Chartered PLC, Conoco Phillips, Itau BBA International plc and a trustee of Wellbeing of Women (UK) (charity). Formerly vice chairman, Investment Banking & Investment Management at Barclays. Prior to that Gay was President of Tribeca LLC and Head of Governance at Citi Alternative Investments (EMEA) and Director of the Markets Division at the Financial Services Authority (1998-2005).

She has also held various senior management positions with Bankers Trust Company in New York and London between 1984 - 1998.

Gay is a member of the management board and of the panel of finance experts of the Panel of Recognised International Market Experts in Finance (PRIME Finance). PRIME Finance is a dispute settlement body for the global financial markets. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent, non-partisan, membership organisation, think tank and publisher and a member of Forum UK, a network for women with outstanding achievements. 
Stephen Haddrill
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Haddrill became Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Reporting Council in November 2009. Previously he was Director General of the ABI from May 2005. In December 2008, Stephen was appointed as a member of the Financial Crisis Advisory Group (FCAG), the high-level advisory group set up by the International Accounting Standards Board and the Financial Accounting Standards Board to consider financial reporting issues arising from the global financial crisis.

Stephen was Director General, Fair Markets Group at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), where he was responsible for the development of the framework within which business operates, including the competition and consumer framework, employment relations, company law, women and equality issues, and also trade and European issues. He held this position from January 2002. Prior to this, from 1998 until Spring 2002, he held other positions within the DTI, including Director of Employment Relations, and Consumer Affairs.

From 1994 to 1998 he was a director of the DTI’s Competitiveness Unit, a central policy team reporting directly to the Secretary of State. From 1990 to 1994 he left the UK civil service to work for the Hong Kong Government as a member of the Governor’s Central Policy Unit. Stephen was Vice President and Chair of the Board of the Institute for Employment Studies, the UK's leading employment and human resources experts, from October 2007 to 2011.

Stephen studied history and economics at Oxford University and joined the Department of Energy in 1978 where he held a number of posts, principally on nuclear issues and as Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Energy.
Paul George
Executive Director, Corporate Governance & Reporting
Paul is Executive Director of the Corporate Governance & Reporting Division. Paul joined the FRC in 2004 as the Director of the Professional Oversight Board.  He was Chair of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) from April 2011 to April 2013.  He holds a degree in Accountancy and Financial Analysis from Warwick University, qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1985 and was a partner from 1995 until he left the firm in 1999. In addition to being responsible for the audits of many major public interest entities he managed one of KPMG’s significant consulting businesses and was on their UK Consulting management committee.

Following KPMG, and prior to joining the Financial Reporting Council in 2004, Paul was a main board director of a UK publicly quoted company specialising in helping multi-national companies improve their operational efficiency and the effectiveness of their finance functions.
Melanie McLaren
Executive Director, Audit and Actuarial Regulation
Melanie is the FRC Board member responsible for FRC's promotion of audit quality.

Melanie joined the FRC in June 2012 and was responsible for our policy direction and implementation through the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes, financial reporting, audit and assurance and actuarial standards. Melanie has a background in professional and financial services she was a partner in PwC leaving the firm in April 2009 and prior to joining the FRC was Chief Risk Officer at Friends Life.  Melanie is non-executive director and chair of the risk, compliance and audit committee and the UK Municipal Bonds Agency plc.
David Childs
Chair of the Conduct Committee
David Childs was the Managing Partner of Clifford Chance from 2006 until 30th April 2014. He previously held roles as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of the Corporate Practice. He joined the firm in 1973 and became a partner in 1981. David has an LLB from Sheffield University and an LLM from University College London.
Paul Druckman
Chair of the Corporate Reporting Council
A passionate global leader in capital market reform - from corporate governance to reporting, accounting and sustainability, having led the International Integrated Reporting Council as CEO for five years. Paul’s highlights include being a successful software entrepreneur; President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales; and chairing The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) Executive Board. He has a variety of roles currently from chairing Clear Insurance Management to being a Board member and chairing the Corporate Reporting Council of the FRC – the UK's independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting. Paul is Chair of the Corporate Reporting Council and a Member of the Codes & Standards Committee. 
Nick Land
Chair of the Codes and Standards Committee
Nick, a chartered accountant, retired as Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP in 2006 after a career spanning 36 years with the firm. He became an audit partner in 1978 and held a number of management appointments before becoming Managing Partner in 1992.  He was elected Chairman in 1995 and joined the Global Executive Board at that time. He was also Chairman of Ernst & Young’s Northern Europe, India, Middle East and Africa Region.
 
Nick is a non-executive director of Vodafone Group plc and Thames Water Utilities Ltd. He stepped down as a non-executive director of BBA Aviation plc and the Ashmore Group plc in May 2016, Alliance Boots GmbH in 2015 and Royal Dutch Shell plc in 2010. He is an adviser to the board of Dentons UKEMEA LLP and chairs the Private Equity Reporting Group of the British Venture Capital Association.
 
He is also chairman of the board of trustees of the Vodafone Group Foundation.
 
Olivia Dickson
Chair of Actuarial Council
Olivia is a non-executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee of Canada Life Limited and a non-executive adviser to the Senior Partner and Managing Partner of Travers Smith LLP. Most recently Olivia served as a non-executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Virgin Money plc and a non-executive Director of Investec plc.

Olivia’s previous experience includes roles as a Trustee Director and Chair of the Risk Committee of the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme, a non-executive Director and Chair of the Risk and Compliance Committee of Aon Limited and as a member of the Financial Services Authority’s Regulatory Decisions Committee and the Pensions Regulator’s Determinations Panel. Olivia was a Senior Adviser to the Financial Services Authority, a Managing Director and Head of European Exchange Traded Derivatives Brokerage at JP Morgan and a non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of the London International Financial Futures Exchange.

Olivia read Mathematics at St Hilda’s College, Oxford and is a Sloan Fellow of the London Business School. 


Olivia is also a member of the Codes and Standards Committee of the Financial Reporting Council.
Mark Zinkula
Board Member
Mark Zinkula is Chief Executive Officer of Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), a position he has held since 2011.
 
Mark had been the CEO of Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA) since 2008 and a Director of LGIMA since the business was established in 2006. Prior to joining LGIMA, Mark was at Aegon Asset Management where he was Global Head of Fixed Income.  Prior to Aegon, Mark worked for the Principal Financial Group.
 
Mark is an Executive Director of Legal & General Group Plc Board. He is also a member of the Investment Association Board. Mark is a CFA charterholder and holds MA and MBA degrees from the University of Iowa. He also completed a one-year programme at the London School of Economics
Ray King
Chair of the Audit & Assurance Council
Ray King is a NED and Chair of the Audit Committee at Saga PLC and a NED at Rothesay Life Limited. Ray is a former NED and Chair of the Audit Committee at Infinis plc and recently resigned from his role as a Reporting Panel Member at the Competition and Markets Authority.

Ray is former Chief Executive of BUPA and throughout his career has held a number of senior finance positions, including as Group Finance Director of BUPA, Southern Water, Diageo/Guiness PLC and as a controller with ICI. Ray is also the former Chair of the Audit Committee of Friends Provident Group. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse & Co.

Ray is Chair of the FRC Audit & Assurance Council and a member of the FRC Codes & Standards Committee.
Mark Armour
Non-executive Director
Mark joined the Board of the FRC in July 2012. He is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of SABMiller plc and a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee of Tesco PLC. From 1996 to 2012 he was Chief Financial Officer of Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV (now renamed RELX PLC and RELX NV respectively). He joined Reed Elsevier as Deputy Chief Financial Officer after leaving Price Waterhouse in 1995 where he had been a partner. He holds an MA in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Sir Brian Bender KCB
Non-executive Director
Sir Brian Bender KCB is a retired British civil servant, who served as the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (later the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and the Department of Trade and Industry (later the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform). His many senior roles in UK Government included Head of European Secretariat and then Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office. He retired in 2009, and has a portfolio which includes being Chairman of the London Metal Exchange, non-executive Director at Pool Reinsurance and the Financial Reporting Council. Brian is also a Governor of Dulwich College.
John Coomber
Non-executive Director
John Coomber joined Swiss Re in 1973. In 1993, he was made Head of the UK operations. He was appointed a member of the Group Executive Board in 1995, responsible for the Life & Health division and was Swiss Re’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2005. He was a member of the Group’s Board of Directors from 2006 to 2014.

He joined the Board of Pension Insurance Corporation as a Non Exec Director in 2006, was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2009 and retired June 2015.

John continues as a director of Pension Insurance Corporation and is also Chairman of MH (GB) Limited. He previously has been a Director of Euler Hermes, Chairman of The Climate Group, Chairman of Climatewise and a member of the Deutsche Bank Climate Advisory Board.

He has a degree in Theoretical Mechanics from Nottingham University, is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute

John is also a member of the FRC Codes & Standards Committee.
Roger Marshall
Non-executive Director
Roger Marshall is a director of the FRC and a member of it's Codes & Standards Committee. He spent much of his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was an audit partner in London and Zurich and led the audits of a number of FTSE and other large multinational audits. He left PwC in 2009 and now serves on a number of Boards and committees including Old Mutual plc and Pensions Insurance Corporation, where he Chairs of the Audit Committees, and EFRAG. 
Keith Skeoch
Non-executive Director
Keith is the Chief Executive of Standard Life and was Standard Life Investments Chief Executive from 2004 to 2015. He has served on the Board of Standard Life plc since 2006. Prior to that, from 1980 to 1999, Keith was with James Capel (HSBS Securities from 1996).

Keith was awarded Honorary Doctorate  from Teesside University in 2011 and University of Sussex in 2015. This was in recognition of his contribution to the financial services industry over many years, most notably in the wake of the global financial crisis where he worked with government and trade bodies in establishing best practice in stewardship and governance.

In 2012 Keith was made a Fellow of the Society of Business Economists, given for service to the Economics profession.
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