Gareth Bullock retired on 30th April 2010 from the Board of Standard Chartered PLC to which he had been appointed in 2007. He was responsible for Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas as well as chairing Risk and Special Assets Management.
He joined Standard Chartered in 1996, was appointed to the Management Committee in 2001 and became a Director of Standard Chartered Bank in 2003. He held a number of positions including Head of Corporate Banking in NE Asia, based in Hong Kong (1996-98), CEO Africa (1998-2001), Group Chief Information Officer (2001-03) and Head of Strategy (2003-06).
Gareth joined the Board of Spirax Sarco Engineering PLC in May 2005 and is Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee. He was a Non-executive Director of Fleming Family & Partners from 2007-2010 and a member of the Audit Committee and Board of the British Bankers Association from 2008-2010. In July 2010 he was appointed Non-executive Director and member of the Audit Committee of Tesco PLC; and in July 2012 also became a Non-executive Director of Tesco Personal Financial Services Ltd (Tesco Bank) as well serving on its Audit and Risk Committees. In June 2012 he was appointed a Non-executive Director of Global Market Group Ltd, an AIM-listed Chinese B2B internet company. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of Good Governance Group (G3), the strategic consultancy firm.
Gareth studied at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge and has an M.A. in Modern Languages. He also studied in France.
Gareth was born in 1953 and is married with three sons.