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From December 18, 2013 at 08:30 to at 10:00

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Speaker: Brendan Nelson on “The World of Financial Services: A Personal View”

CV: Brendan Nelson was educated at St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow and trained as a chartered accountant with Thomson McLintock & Co in Glasgow and London. He qualified in 1973 and joined Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co London in 1974. Peat Marwick Mitchell and Thomson McLintock merged to form KPMG. He was made a partner in KPMG in 1984 and had a distinguished career in professional practice with KPMG, where he became Vice-Chairman of the UK firm and was also Global Chairman of the Banking and Financial Services networks of KPMG International. Brendan joined the Board of RBS plc in April 2010 as a non-executive director. He chairs the Group Audit Committee. In November 2010 he was appointed as a non-executive director of BP plc, where he sits on the Chairman’s Committee and chairs the Audit Committee. Additionally, Brendan served as a member of the Practitioner Panel for six years. This is the statutory body established by the Financial Services and Markets Act to advise the Financial Services Authority and to report publicly on the views of the FSA’s work.

Brendan lives in Reigate, in Surrey, and enjoys watching sport, especially football, and playing golf.

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