Skills and Experience
Christopher has spent his career in corporate finance and has over 10 years of plc Board experience.
Christopher joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in October 2012. He is Chairman of Bank of
Ireland (UK) plc, a senior adviser at Penfida Partners, a firm providing corporate finance advice to pension fund trustees, and President of the Council of the University of Reading.
Christopher spent most of his career at Lazard, latterly as a Managing Director. He has also been
Vice Chairman, Corporate Finance at KPMG LLP. He has served as Non-Executive Director at Yates
Group, Kelda Group and Southern Cross Healthcare and, in the last case, as its Chairman in 2011. He has also served as a trustee of the Imperial War Museum and currently chairs its Development Trust.
He is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.