Born in the West Midlands, I began my banking career with Midland Bank (now HSBC), moved to Rothschild’s and then Hume Corporation in 1973, which became Arbuthnot Latham, Private Bankers, where I served as a director for some 11 years. I am now employed part time looking after the private affairs of a couple of longstanding clients.
In 1975 I joined the Honourable Artillery Company and becoming a Freeman of this great and ancient City in 1982.
I am a member of the Guild of Freemen, City Livery Club, Royal Automobile Club, the Royal Society of St. George (City Branch), and the Ward Clubs of Aldgate and Cheap and am Hon. Secretary of The City Pickwick Club. I am a Trustee of The English Schools Orchestra No 1072179.
My wife, Elizabeth, and I recently celebrated 30 years of marriage and have 23 year old twins; Charlotte studying medicine at Newcastle and Alexander working in Oxford.
Leisure interests include The City, reading, country pursuits, together with following rugby and historic motorsports - from a distance.