John joined Legal & General Capital as an MD to oversee the business growth for, Urban Regeneration and Clean Energy. These two strategic sectors provide solutions to social and economic issues as well as delivering significant shareholder returns.
John was previously Group Treasurer of RBS from 2007 to the end of 2016, where his main responsibilities included liquidity, balance sheet management, capital planning, long and short term funding, as well as interest rate and foreign exchange rate risk. During this period he oversaw a reduction in all wholesale funding from £450bn to £70bn and was heavily involved in restructuring RBS’ group balance sheet as well as building its liquidity portfolios to around £150bn. In addition he ran various group wide programmes including preparations for ring fencing, the Scottish referendum, BREXIT and Libor remediation. Prior to joining RBS he was Group Treasurer at Standard Life, where he spent over ten years. Prior to that, John was appointed Director of IFFIm (International Finance Facility for Immunisation) and raised over $4bn for vaccines in the developing world. John has a MA from Oxford University and MBA from Bradford University.