Board of Directors


Sandra Boss
Non-executive Director

Sandra Boss was appointed a non-executive director on 1 February 2017. She is an external member of the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Committee (since September 2014) and also an external member of the executive committee of the Bank that oversees the real time gross settlement and high value payment systems (from late November 2017). In addition, Sandra is an independent director of Enstar Group Limited (since November 2015), a NASDAQ-listed insurance group, where she is chair of its risk committee and a member of its compensation and nominating committees. She was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company from 2005 to 2014 (and a partner from 2000), where she specialised in investment banking and risk, and held several senior management positions in the UK and the US. At McKinsey, Sandra was an adviser to global financial institutions, corporates and public sector bodies on a wide range of strategic, operational and policy issues. Sandra has a BA degree in American Studies and Economics from Stanford University and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Sandra has held other non-executive and advisory appointments with the Institute of International Finance, the McKinsey Master Retirement Trust and the Edith Wharton Restoration.

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    Principal role of the Board
  • Set corporate objectives and the strategic direction of the Group;
  • Provide leadership and direction to management and monitor corporate and business performance;
  • Set high standards in business conduct and ethics, and in business, employee and community relations;
  • Set policy and provide oversight for governance, financial control and risk management, and health, safety and environmental performance; and
  • Ensure adequate funding for the Group to invest in growth.
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