Norman Blackwell is currently Chairman of the Board at Interserve plc. He is a Non-Executive Director of Halma plc and of Lloyds Banking Group plc, where he is Chairman of the Scottish Widows Group of Companies. He will succeed Sir Win Bischoff as Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group with effect from 3 April 2014.
He is also a Board member of the Centre for Policy Studies. He has previously held Non-Executive Director or Chairman positions at Standard Life, Office of Fair Trading, SEGRO plc, Corporate Services Group plc, Akers Biosciences Inc, SmartStream Technologies Ltd and Dixons plc. He was also Director of Group Development at NatWest Group Plc from 1997 -2000.
From 1995 to 1997 Norman Blackwell was head of then Prime Minister John Major’s Policy Unit, where he co-ordinated domestic policy development across Whitehall. He was made a Life Peer in 1997 and remains an active member of the House of Lords with a seat on the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee.
Prior to 1995 he was a partner of McKinsey & Company, international management consultants. He holds an MBA and PhD in Finance and Economics from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and an MA, Natural Sciences from Trinity College, Cambridge.
Norman Blackwell is a member of the Ofcom Content Board, Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee. He has special non-executive responsibility for postal regulation.
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