Appointed to the Board in July 2016 and to the Audit Committee in October 2016. Edward brings a combination of general management, technology and operational experience worldwide, with expertise in the digital transformation of large-scale organisations, Risk, Strategy and Cyber Security. He is currently a Managing Director at HSBC, where he is a Chief Operating Officer and Global Head of Business Management within the Technology function. Prior to that, he was a Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Management at Barclays Bank within the Global Risk Function, having previously been a Senior Director within the Investment Bank Risk operation at Barclays Capital. Until 2012, Edward was at McKinsey & Company, providing extensive board and executive-level advisory to clients worldwide, focusing on banking operations, strategy, value creation and risk management and technology.