The Hon Sir James Leigh-Pemberton CVO, Chairman, CAF Trustees

Sir James is Non-Executive Chairman of RIT Capital Partners and Deputy Chairman of UK Government Investments.

Previously, Sir James was Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse in the United Kingdom, based in London. He has held several senior roles within Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Department, including Head of European Investment Banking Department, Head of European Equity Capital Markets and Chairman of UK Investment Banking. He joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1994.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was a Director of S.G. Warburg, where he worked for 15 years.

He is currently Trustee of The Royal Collection Trust and The Alnwick Garden.