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Glyn Barker

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Glyn Barker - Chairman

Joined the Board in January 2016 and became Chairman in March 2016 

Chairman of the Nomination Committee, and Member of THE Remuneration Committee

Glyn Barker - Chairman Designate

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Glyn has extensive experience as a business leader and trusted adviser to FTSE 100 companies and their boards on a wide variety of corporate finance issues. He previously held a number of senior positions during his 35-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and built PwC’s private-equity focused Transactions Services business. 

He has a deep understanding of accounting and regulatory issues, together with comprehensive transactional and financial services experience. 

Glyn is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Accountancy from the University of Bristol.

EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Senior Independent Non-Executive, Aviva plc

  • Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman, The Berkeley Group Holdings plc

  • Non-Executive Chairman, Irwin Mitchell Holdings Ltd

  • Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman, Transocean Ltd (NYSE)

  • Adviser, Novalpina Capital LLP

FORMER KEY APPOINTMENTS

  • Non-Executive Chairman, Transocean Partners LLC (NYSE)

  • Vice Chairman, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Managing Partner, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Head of Assurance, UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Deputy Chairman, English National Opera

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