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Clive Bannister

Chair of the board of governors since 2013.

Clive is the group Chief Executive of Phoenix Group Holdings PLC, the UK’s largest closed life fund.

Prior to this appointment he served as group Managing Director of Group Insurance and Asset Management at HSBC Holdings Plc from 2006 until 2010. In 1998 Clive was appointed Chief Executive of HSBC Group private banking, and became group General Manager and Chief Executive of HSBC Group private banking in July 2001.

Between 1996 and 1998, Clive was the Head of Investment Banking and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Securities Inc in New York and from 1994 to 1996, Director and Head of Planning and Strategy at HSBC Investment Bank Holdings Plc. Before joining HSBC in 1994, Clive was a Partner in the financial consulting practice of Booz Allen & Hamilton.

Clive has an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Exeter College, Oxford University.