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Nick Prettejohn


Nick was appointed to the Board on 1 November 2021 and, following regulatory approval, became TSB’s Chairman on 29 November 2021.

Nick has more than 30 years of executive and non-executive experience, in-depth financial services and regulatory knowledge, and a strong track record of leading boards and businesses. Nick worked in various positions across consulting, strategy and business development before becoming Chief Executive of Lloyd’s of London, managing the institution through the 9/11 crisis. He has also served as CEO of Prudential UK and Europe.

From 2014 until September 2021 Nick was a Non-Executive Director of Lloyds Banking Group (‘LBG’), and Chairman of LBG’s subsidiary, Scottish Widows Group. He has also chaired the Financial Services Practitioner Panel and the Financial Conduct Authority’s Financial Advice Working Group; the Britten-Pears Foundation; Brit Insurance and the Royal Northern College of Music; and was Non-Executive Director of the Prudential Regulation Authority and Legal and General plc; Member of the BBC Trust; and trustee of the Royal Opera House. 

He is currently Chairman at media group Reach plc and human rights charity Prisoners Abroad and the Senior Independent Non-executive Director at YouGov. Nick is also a trustee of Opera Ventures and Companion of the Royal Northern College of Music.

Committee membership

  • Nomination Committee (Chair)
Nick Prettejohn