Rodger Hughes

aged 65, Senior Independent Director
and Chair of the Committees

Rodger HughesRodger is a Chartered Accountant who was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers for 25 years, including four years as Managing Partner and seven years as Head of the Assurance Practice. He has had extensive experience advising a wide range of clients on business issues and was for some years the firm's advertising industry leader. He was, until 2007, Auditor to the Duchy of Cornwall. Rodger is a non-executive member of the board of Simmons and Simmons, the international law firm and a Non-Executive Director of National Counties Building Society. He was a member of the Steering Board of Companies House until 31 December 2010 and a Non-Executive Director of Friends Provident plc until its takeover in late 2009.