James Brien Comey Jr was appointed to the Board on 4 March 2013. He is an independent non-executive Director and a member of the Financial System Vulnerabilities Committee.
Mr Comey is a Senior Research Scholar and Hertog Fellow on National Security Law at Columbia University Law School in New York. He recently stepped down as General Counsel of Bridgewater Associates, LP and was, from 2005 to 2010, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. From 2003 to 2005, Mr Comey served as United States Deputy Attorney General and was responsible for supervising the operations of the Department of Justice and chaired the President’s Corporate Fraud Task Force.
Prior to becoming United States Deputy Attorney General, Mr Comey was United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. From 1996 to 2001, Mr Comey served as Managing Assistant United States Attorney in charge of the Richmond Division of the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia.
He is married with five children and lives in the USA.
Independent non-executive Director
Chairman of the Group Audit Committee and member of the Group Risk Committee and Group Remuneration Committee
Member of the Group Risk Committee