Chris has 14 years main board experience, including two successful business start-ups, mainly in the financial services and property sector but with time also spent in recruitment and marketing. He was CEO of two leading financial services organisations and MD of Legal & General's unit trust business all during a time of significant change. His main focus is on achieving clear and tangible business outcomes by supporting the management team to effectively implement key initiatives.
Richard's 30 years experience of strategy execution and change management in blue chip companies is unusually broad - spanning both public and private sectors, and in many different functions. Richard believes that leaders with a clear purpose and a pure focus will deliver extraordinary results even in the most difficult circumstances. This he experienced first hand: in InterCity pre and post railway privatisation, in British Airways pre and post 9/11 and most recently at British American Tobacco.
Richard became an Associate of Stonepoint & Partners in July 2011. Since then he has worked on many of our regulatory oriented projects including preparing executives for PRA and FCA visits and reviewing governance arrangements. Outside of his activities with us he is non-executive chairman of a managing agency at Lloyd's of London and is on the board of commissioners of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. Richard began his career in the civil service focusing mainly on various aspects of consumer protection policy and latterly as a senior insurance regulator. He has also worked as head of life and pensions at the Association of British Insurers (dealing mainly with reputational consequences resulting from pensions mis-selling).
Stuart has been delivering technology-led transformation for more than thirty years. He has over fifteen years multi-national consulting experience across a broad range of industries including banking, insurance, and telecoms (amongst others) and brings a wealth of business experience having worked on projects including finance, CRM and procurement. He is particularly strong in programme recovery or turnaround situations. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and Association of Project Managers