Dr Wilson has a strong pedigree for this position. He has had a career in financial services, having held senior positions at Citigroup, its legacy companies and S.G. Warburg & Co, leading teams providing equity research in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare to institutional investors globally. He has also worked in investment banking and private equity. He now runs his own consultancy business together with his wife from their Devon home having moved here from London in 2011. He has held a number of Board positions at companies related to his work.
Dr Wilson has always had a keen interest in engaging in the education voluntary sector and has over 9 years’ cumulative experience in various governorships. He has been a Governor and Vice-Chair of The Highfield School, Letchworth, and most recently has been a Governor and Chair at Tavistock College, where he led the Board through the College’s recent turnaround process. His independent sector experience comes as a parent: his daughter was a pupil at St. Christopher School in Letchworth.