Stephen Hester

Chair of the Board since 2022
Board Member since 2022
Nationality British
Born 1960

Other assignments

Chair of Board
easyJet

Lead Independent Director
Kyndryl

 

Previous key positions

Senior Independent Director
Centrica
2016-2022

Group Chief Executive
RSA Insurance Group
2014-2021

Group Chief Executive
Royal Bank of Scotland
2008-2013

Non-Executive Deputy Chair
Northern Rock
2008 

Group Chief Executive
British Land
2004-2008

Chief Operating Officer and CFO
Abbey National
2002-2004

Global Head of Fixed Income
Credit Suisse First Boston
2000-2001

CFO and Head of Support Division
Credit Suisse First Boston
1996-2000

Co-Head European Investment Banking
Credit Suisse First Boston
1993-1996

Co-Head European M&A and Industry Groups
Credit Suisse First Boston
1991-1993

Co-Head UK Investment Banking
Credit Suisse First Boston
1986-1991

Education

BA Hons degree (1st class), Politics, Economics, Philosophy
Oxford University