John Lipsky was appointed to the Board in March 2012. He served at the International Monetary Fund as First Deputy Managing Director, Acting Managing Director from May 2011, and as Special Advisor from September 2011, until retirement in November 2011.
Mr Lipsky’s international experience includes having worked in Chile, New York, Washington and London. He has interacted with financial institutions, central banks and governments in many countries.
He is currently Distinguished Visiting Scholar, International Economics Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; a co-director of the Aspen Institute Program on the World Economy; a director of the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a member of the advisory board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Previously he was Vice Chairman of the J P Morgan Investment Bank; a director of the American Council on Germany and the Japan Society; and a trustee of the Economic Club of New York.
He has a PhD from Stanford University.
Independent non-executive Director
Member of the Group Audit Committee and Group Risk Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee and member of the Corporate Sustainability Committee