CONTACT DETAILS Position:
Lesley Watkins joined the Board on 16 May 2014. She is currently Finance Director of Calculus Capital Limited, a private equity fund management business, which she joined in November 2002.
Lesley is also a non-executive director and chair of the audit risk and compliance committee at Panmure Gordon & Co plc, which she joined in October 2011. Prior to this from 2009 to 2014, she was a non-executive council member of the Competition Commission and chair of its audit and risk assurance Committee. Lesley qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1983 and has 18 years’ of experience in investment banking, working for a number of City firms from 1984 to 2002, including two years at Philips and Drew and then, following UBS’ acquisition of Philips and Drew, 12 years with UBS in corporate broking and corporate finance, where she became a Managing Director, and three years as Managing Director, Global Investment Banking with Deutsche Bank.
Lesley is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee