Appointed: February 2017
Skills and experience: George Reid has extensive financial experience having spent over 20 years in the accounting profession. This knowledge, gained during lengthy tenures at PwC, and, latterly, Ernst & Young LLP as managing partner and Head of Financial Services for Scotland and UK regions, provides George with a deep understanding of accounting and audit matters, and the control environment inherent to wealth management businesses. Such experience allows him to critically assess key accounting and financial considerations including those associated with our recent acquisition of Lighthouse Group and the disposal of Quilter Life Assurance. George is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Other appointments: George is Chairman of the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland.