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Richard Meddings CBE

Non-Executive Director

Richard Meddings is the current Chair of NHS England. From 2002 to 2014, Richard was a Group Executive Director at Standard Chartered, and Group Finance Director for eight years. Prior to that he was Group Finance Director at the Woolwich and Group Financial Controller of Barclays. He has in the past been Chairman of TSB Bank, served on the Board of HM Treasury, as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Credit Suisse, Legal & General, 3i Group, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group and at Deutsche Bank A.G.

He spent ten years as Chairman of Seeing is Believing, a charity focused on curing avoidable blindness. In addition, Richard was a Trustee and Deputy Chair of Teach First. He has a degree in Modern History from Exeter College, Oxford.

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