Sir Ron Kalifa

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director, Court of Directors


Term of appointment: 1 June 2019 - 31 May 2027

Sir Ron Kalifa is a Non-Executive Director on the Bank’s Court of Directors and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. 

Ron is also Chairman of Network International, a FTSE company and leading payments operator. 

Ron is a Trustee of The Royal Foundation – the primary philanthropic and charitable vehicle which supports the work of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Additionally, he is a Non-Executive Director for the England & Wales Cricket Board and sits on the Council of Imperial College London. 

He authored the Government-commissioned independent Review which defined a strategy and delivery model for the Fintech and high growth sectors of the economy. 

Ron was CEO of Worldpay for over 10 years and later Vice Chairman, developing it from a small start-up and transforming it to a globally recognised company. He spent his career in finance across the UK, Europe and the USA and has covered many aspects of business including strategy, marketing and operations. 

Sir Ron was knighted in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday 2022 Honours List for services to financial services, technology and public service.



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