Will Samuel


Will Samuel BSc, BA, FCA
Non-executive Chairman
Appointed: December 2017 and became Chairman in May 2018

Relevant Skills,  Experience and Contribution

Will is an experienced Chairman having previously been Chairman of TSB Bank plc, which he took through IPO after its de-merger from Lloyds Bank plc.  He also has extensive commercial, capital markets, investments and regulatory expertise, along with broad business and governance experience from executive and non-executive positions previously held.  He exhibits strong leadership qualities.

Current External Appointments

  • Chairman of Tilney Group Limited

Previous External Appointments

  • Chairman of TSB Bank plc
  • Chairman of Howdens Joinery Group
  • Chairman of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc
  • Chairman of H P Bulmer plc
  • Deputy Chairman of Inchcape plc
  • Senior advisor to Lazard & Co Ltd
  • Senior advisor to the Prudential Regulation Authority (formerly the Financial Services Authority)
  • Director of Schroders plc
  • Co-Chief executive officer at Schroder Salomon Smith Barney (a division of Citigroup Inc),
  • Non-executive director of the Edinburgh Investment Trust plc
  • Trustee and Honorary Treasurer of International Alert