Financial Services

Orbis Investments UK | iNED | January 2022 - present

The retail arm of South-African asset manager Orbis, with £4bn in retail funds of the £26bn managed globally. Consumer duty champion, signatory to the assessments of value.

T Bailey Fund Services (part of the Waystone Group) | iNED | January 2023 - Present

Host ACD responsible for £10bn of AuM in 41 funds across 16 investment managers. Consumer duty champion, chair of the Fund Governance COmmittee.

The Superbia Group, Chair ESG Advisory Board Chair & Product & Services Governance Committee | Feb 2021 - present

A recently accredited BCorp wealth management group with £5bn of funds across both a traditional and ESG conscious MPS range.



Crealogix MBA, Independent Board Advisor | July 2020 – July 2021

The UK division of a Swiss-listed banking and wealth tech firm seeking to understand its target market.

RebuildingSociety.com, Non-executive director | Feb 2018 – Feb 2019

A Leeds-based, peer-to-peer lending platform seeking to strengthen its core business processes and regulatory compliance and grow through the attraction of institutional lending.

InvestUP, Non-executive director | Feb 2018 – Feb 2019

A Leeds based, start-up peer-to-peer aggregator looking to target the wealth management market.



Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust | Associate NED | June 2021 - present

One of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with £1.8bn turnover and 22,000 employees across six hospitals. Member of the audit & risk, Digital & It and Research & Innovation Committees, the latter responsible for oversight of teh sale of 5ha of trust land and property for the development of a healthtech innovation village.

Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association, Trustee/Audit & Risk Committee | Aug 2017 – present

A charity encompassing a housing association with extra care provision, a residential care home and ‘meals on wheels’ service with aspirations for further development of extra care facilities.



Professional And Director Qualifications And Memberships

Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma (March 2017): Masters equivalent, covering behaviours of a non-exec, board structure & performance, directors’ duties & liabilities, audit & financial reporting and risk management & internal control. https://bdp.ft.com/Diploma

Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (MCSI): The professional body for securities, investment and wealth and financial planning professionals. www.cisi.org

CISI Managing Cybersecurity Award, (February 2020): Provides an understanding of the threat of cybercrime in the financial services industry, associated risks and how they can be managed.

CISI Diploma, (June 2000): Three-part professional diploma: Regulation & Compliance, Private Client Investment Advice & Management and Fund Management.

Fund Boards Council: A membership organisation for directors of mutual fund boards, which aims to be the most authoritative source of insight, thought-leadership and engagement on fund board governance topics across Europe. www.fundboards.org

Chapter Zero: A membership organisation that helps non-executive directors engage with the potential risks and opportunities of climate change and take this discussion into their boardrooms. www.chapterzero.org.uk


Useful links:



Chapter Zero

Octo Members: ESG moves into the mainstream