Toby joined John Laing in June 2009 as a non-executive director. He is a qualified chartered accountant with 34 years’ experience as a finance professional. He was the Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director of Henderson Group plc from 2003 until his retirement in 2009, and was responsible for all aspects of financial stewardship of the Henderson Group. Before Henderson, he was a senior manager at Midland Bank Group in London and from 1981 to 1988 worked for Binder Hamlyn, Chartered Accountants after graduating from Oxford University.
Toby is also a non-executive director of and consultant to a number of other public and private institutions.