Martin Taylor

Member of the Financial Policy Committee


Term of appointment: 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2021*

*Martin has announced that he will step down no later than June 2019

Martin Taylor is Vice-Chairman of the Board of RTL Group. He was the former chairman of Syngenta AG and was a member of the Independent Commission on Banking chaired by Sir John Vickers. 

In a career spanning the worlds of finance, industry, public policy, and journalism, he has been Chairman of WH Smith plc (1999-2003), Chief Executive Officer of Barclays plc (1993-98) and Courtaulds Textiles (1990-93). From 1999-2005 he was an adviser to Goldman Sachs International. 

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