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Biography PhotoKieran Poynter
Non-Executive Director

First appointed:
September 2010. Re-elected June 2016

Key areas of experience:
professional services, finance services, corporate governance.

Current external appointments:
Chairman, F&C Asset Management PLC. Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, British American Tobacco PLC.

Previous relevant experience:
Chairman, Nomura International plc 2009-2015. Member, Advisory Committee for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the competitiveness of the UK financial services sector 2009-2010. Member, President’s committee of the Confederation of British Industry 2000-2008. Chairman and Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers 2000-2008. Managing Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers 1998-2000 and other executive positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers 1982-1998.