Paul Myners is Chair of Daniel J Edelman and Chancellor of the University of Exeter. He spent most of his executive career in finance, primarily investment management. He was a director of NM Rothschild & Son for ten years and then spent nearly twenty years with Gartmore as CEO and latterly Chair. He was also a director of NatWest, Coutts & Co, Lloyds of London and Bank of New York and served on the Court of Bank of England and as a director of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC.
Other positions held included Chair of M&S, Land Securities, Guardian Media Group and Tate. He is also a past Chair of the London School of Economics & Political Science and the Low Pay Commission and was a Minister in Her Majesty’s Treasury, appointed to work on the global financial crisis.
Current positions include a partnership in Cevian, Europe’s largest activist fund and directorships of Rockefeller and Somerset House Trust. Paul is a cross bench member of the House of Lords.