Mr Gillingwater is the Non-Executive Chairman of CDC Group plc, Senior Independent Director of Hiscox Ltd, Helical Bar plc and SSE plc. He was, until recently, Dean of Cass Business School. Prior to this he spent 10 years at Kleinwort Benson, before moving to BZW, and, in due course, becoming joint Head of Corporate Finance and then latterly Chairman of European Investment Banking at Credit Suisse First Boston. He was Chief Executive and later Chairman of the Shareholder Executive and has also been a Non-Executive Director of P&O, Debenhams, Tomkins, Qinetiq Group and Kidde. Mr Gillingwater has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc with effect from 1 March 2013.