Andrew Sykes

Andrew was appointed to the Board as a Non‐Executive Director in 2018. He was Senior Independent Director until March 2022 when he was appointed as Interim Chair.

Andrew’s role:

  • Responsible for providing independent oversight of, and challenge to, the Company’s executive management
  • In addition, as Interim Chair, responsible for:
    • Organising the business of the Board
    • Ensuring its effectiveness and setting its agenda
    • Effective communication with the Group’s shareholders and other stakeholders
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Andrew has a wealth of financial services and non‐executive experience and spent 26 years of his executive career at Schroders PLC. He was Chairman of SVG Capital plc until 2017, having served on the board since 2010 and as Chairman since 2012. He also served as Chairman of Smith & Williamson from 2013 to 2020.

He is an experienced director of UK listed companies with deep knowledge of the financial services sector and of Corporate Governance requirements.

ICG Committee memberships

Other directorships

  • BBGI Global Infrastructure SA (Senior Independent Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee)