Chief Executive & Interim Chairman
Matthew is an experienced senior executive, having most recently been a Managing Director and Senior Adviser to the CEO at Credit Suisse between 2015-2019, prior to which he was Managing Director for corporate strategy at Prudential PLC. Between 2009-2013, Matthew served in President Obama’s administration both as Director of International Economics for the White House National Security Council and as COO of the International Development Finance Corporation. Earlier in his career he structured derivative hedging solutions at Barclays Capital and the Royal Bank of Scotland and served in President Clinton’s White House as a senior adviser.
John Murray was most recently a Managing Director at Credit Suisse acting as Senior Adviser to the CEO. He joined Credit Suisse in 2015 from Prudential plc where he served as Group Communications Director and member of the Group Executive Committee. John was previously Director of Communications at the Financial Services Authority, a founding partner of London-based financial PR consultancy, Powerscourt Limited, and Director of Strategy and Communications at Telewest plc (now part of Virgin Media). Prior to this, John had a successful career in journalism, culminating in the position of Executive Editor of The Daily Express.
David Coldbeck worked for HSBC Bank plc for 32 years during which time he undertook various managerial roles in Retail and Corporate Banking. His final appointment was as an Area Director in London which he held for nine years prior to his retirement in 1999. David holds other directorships in private companies.
David Hillel qualified as a chartered accountant in 1959. He was a senior partner at Auerbach Hope , chartered accountants a firm which was established for more than 45 years. From 1990-1997 he was finance director of Middlesex Holdings PLC and is currently in private practice as a chartered accountant.
John Zucker is a solicitor and was a founder and the managing partner of Roiter Zucker for over 30 years. He continues to practice as a consultant solicitor. John is also a trustee of a charitable trust.