Richard Meddings

Audit Committee Chair

Credit Suisse

and Chair of the Board

TSB Banking Group

Richard Meddings is the chair of TSB Banking Group. He is a non-executive director of HM Treasury where he chairs the audit and risk committee for HMT and for the Whole of Government Accounts. Richard is a non-executive director of Credit Suisse where he chairs the audit committee and is currently, for a six month period, also chairing the risk committee. In addition, he serves on the conduct and culture committee, the group nomination committee and is a member of the sustainability board.

Richard is a trustee and deputy chair of the education charity, Teach First, where he also sits on the finance committee. Additionally, Richard chairs the Hastings Opportunity Area on behalf of the Department of Education.

Richard was the group finance director of Standard Chartered from 26-214 and a main board executive director from 22. From 22-26, he was responsible for leading risk and compliance across the group. Before joining Standard Chartered, he served as group financial controller of Barclays plc and as group finance director of Woolwich, after several years in corporate finance in Credit Suisse, BZW and Hill Samuel.

Until July 214, Richard served for 6 years on the board of 3i, where he was senior independent director and chair of the audit and risk committee. He has also been a non-executive director of Legal & General where he chaired the risk committee and was additionally a member of the audit and remuneration committees. He served on the board, chaired the remuneration committee and was a member of the audit and risk committee for Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group from 217 until 219 when it was acquired by Marsh & McLennan. From 215 until 219, he was a non-executive director of Deutsche Bank, where he chaired the audit committee and was a member of the risk committee and the strategy committee.

Richard attended Wolverhampton Grammar School, and read modern history at Exeter College, Oxford. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1983.