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Appointed as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 14 November 2014.

Committee membership

  • Remuneration Committee
  • Nominations Committee

Skills and experience

Chris chaired our Co-op's independent review which considered the events leading up to the re-capitalisation plan for The Co-operative Bank plc in 2013. He is currently Chair of the Oversight Board of the Office for Budget Responsibility and Chair of Co-op Insurance Services Limited. Previous roles include chairing the Kings Fund (the health and social care think tank), the Committee on Standards in Public Life, the Financial Ombudsman Service, the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board and the NSPCC. For many years he was a senior public servant, mostly in HM Treasury, but latterly as Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health.