Lord Davies of Abersoch

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"Lord Davies of Abersoch is a partner and Vice Chairman of Corsair Capital, a private equity firm specialising in financial services. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of PineBridge Investments Limited and Chair of the Advisory Board of Moelis & Co. He holds a Non-Executive Director role at Diageo plc and is a Non-Executive Independent Director at Bharti Airtel Limited.

"Lord Davies of Abersoch was Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business from January 2009 until May 2010, a joint role between the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, also with responsibility for Infrastructure UK.

"Prior to this appointment, he was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC from November 2006. He joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in December 1997 and was Group Chief Executive from November 2001 until 2006. He was a non-executive director at Tesco PLC from 2003-2008.

"Lord Davies is the Chair of the Council of the University of Wales, Bangor, and a trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts. He was awarded a CBE for his services to the financial sector and the community in Hong Kong in June 2002 where he served as a member of the HK Exchange fund for many years." [1]

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  1. Leadership, New Entrepreneurs Foundation, accessed November 28, 2011.
  2. Board, LetterOne, accessed September 27, 2015.