Notes to editor
- Lord Leitch joined the Bupa Board in May 2005 and was appointed Bupa Chairman in November 2006. His is Chairman of FNZ Ltd and was previously Chairman of Intrinsic Financial Services. He was Chairman at Scottish Widows PLC, Deputy Chairman at Lloyds Banking Group PLC, Senior Independent Director at UBM plc and on the Board of Old Mutual Wealth. During his executive career, he was a CEO at Zurich Financial Services and Chairman of Threadneedle Asset Management. He was Chairman of the ABI, Chancellor of Carnegie College, Chairman of the Centre for Modern Families think tank, and a strategic advisor to the Prince of Wales’ charity, PRIME. He authored the Leitch Review of Skills in 2006.
- Roger Davis joined the Bupa Board in July 2015 and is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. He is Chairman of Sainsbury’s Bank, Global RadioData Communications (GRC) and the Future for Heroes charity. Roger will be stepping down as a Non-Executive Director of Experian plc at this year’s AGM in July and was Chairman of Gem Diamonds until June 2017. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Barclays UK Bank, and a Board member of Barclays plc. Prior to that, he was Chairman and Chief Executive of Barclays Capital Asia Pacific. Roger spent a number of years in investment banking in London and Asia with positions including Managing Director of India for Jardine Fleming, and Chief Executive Officer of BZW Asia Pacific.
- Lawrence Churchill joined the Bupa Board in July 2009 and became the Senior Independent Director in May 2015. Lawrence is Chairman of the Independent Governance Committee of Prudential Assurance Company and a Trustee of Prudential Corporate Trustee Limited. He is also Chairman of the Pensions Policy Institute and a Trustee of International Longevity Centre (UK). Lawrence was previously Chairman of the Board of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Chairman of the NEST Corporation and the Pension Protection Fund, a member of the Board for Actuarial Standards, Chief Executive of Zurich Financial Services UK, Executive Chairman of UNUM, CEO of NatWest Life and Investments, and a Director of the Association of British Insurers.
- Clare Thompson joined the Bupa Board in May 2015. Clare is Chair of Bupa's Audit Committee and is a member of Bupa's Risk and Nomination & Governance Committees. She is also a member of the UK Regulated Entities Board. Clare is a Non-Executive Director of Direct Line Group and Retail Charity Bonds plc, a Non-Executive member of the Partnership Board of Miller Insurance Services LLP and a Trustee and Treasurer of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). Clare was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) from 1988 until 2011. Whilst she was at PwC, she held several senior and high-profile roles, particularly within the insurance sector. Clare is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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