Virginia Holmes has an extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, including both investment management and banking. She was previously Chief Executive of AXA Investment Managers UK and held a number of senior leadership roles over more than a decade at Barclays Bank Group.
Virginia brings a wide range of non-executive director experience of UK listed companies. She is also a current and past chair and trustee of a number of pension funds and a founder director of the Investor Forum.
Importance of contribution
Virginia’s extensive experience and proven track record of working with investment businesses as they look to develop and expand is highly relevant to the Board in defining the Company’s strategy and overseeing its delivery. In addition her extensive non-executive experience gives her an in-depth understanding of governance requirements, supporting our goal of a highly effective Board.
Date of appointment
1 January 2021
- Audit Committee
- Remuneration Committee
- Nomination and Governance Committee