Senior Independent Director
Gareth joined the Informa Board in 2014. He has extensive international Non-Executive and Executive experience from the banking industry and with FTSE 100 companies.
Gareth was latterly Group Executive Director at Standard Chartered PLC responsible for Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. He served as its Head of Corporate Banking in Hong Kong, CEO Africa, Group Chief Information Officer and Head of Strategy and chaired its Risk and Special Assets Management area before retiring in 2010.
Gareth has extensive Board experience, having held positions at Tesco PLC, Tesco Personal Financial Group Ltd, Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC, Fleming Family & Partners Ltd, British Bankers’ Association and Global Market Group Ltd in China, as well as completing a term as a Trustee of the British Council. He is currently Chairman of Development Bank of Wales PLC.
Gareth holds an MA from St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.