Colin was appointed as an independent non-executive director and Human Capital and Remuneration Committee chair on 19 November 2019. Colin has spent his career in financial services, principally at Close Brothers Group plc, where he worked for 24 years and was chief executive officer from 2002 until 2009. Colin is senior independent director and chairs the Remuneration Committee of Hiscox Limited. He is also chairman of Hiscox Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Hiscox, and Premium Credit Limited, the specialist financial services business. He was previously a non-executive director of M&G Group Limited and Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc.