David Jones: MA (Cantab) DL (Chairman) works for the international investment firm Oldfield Partners. Prior to 2007, he spent 26 years at SG Warburg and its successor firm UBS, where he was Managing Director, Head of US Equities and a global COO. He is a member of the Court of the Fishmongers' Company, a City livery company, is a Governor of Gresham's School in Norfolk and was High Sheriff of Greater London in 2013-14. He is a member of the Council of the High Sheriffs’ Association and a Trustee of National Crimebeat.
Simon Philips: has held senior positions at the Grosvenor Group, UBS Investment Bank, DoubleClick and The Economist in the UK, Europe and Asia. He now runs his own advisory business Structured Marketing Solutions, helping firms with marketing and strategy planning issues. He is also a Director of WBC Training and a Trustee of Stoll, the UK veterans housing charity.
Peter Meyer: BA Hons (Bristol) FCA (Chief Executive Officer) has had a career in financial management that has included spells at JP Morgan and HSBC. In 1990, he joined Schroders, where over 11 years he acted as CFO of its banking, securities and fund management arms. Prior to joining NMS he was a Director of a residential property development company.
Peter Wolton: MA (Cantab) (Executive Vice Chairman) has a background in asset management, where his roles included membership of the Group Management Committee of Schroder Investment Management Limited and Chief Executive of Baring Asset Management Limited. He has served as a member of the Council of Queen Mary, University of London and as a Trustee of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). He is an ordained Anglican priest, serving as Assistant Priest in the United Benefice of Holland Park. He is also a director of CC Japan & Income Growth Investment Trust plc.
Alexandra Cornforth: BA (Oxon), MLitt. After studying music at university, she spent almost thirty years in the City, firstly working in mergers and acquisitions activity and later specialising in regulatory compliance. Until April 2017 she was Head of Compliance for the UK operations of a major Canadian insurance company and is now a regulatory compliance consultant.
Xavier Villers: MA (Oxon) is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a senior partner at Miller Insurance Services LLP. He served on Miller’s main board from 2004-16 and was Chairman of the Marine Executive of the London and International Insurance Brokers Association from 2009-15. He also sits on the finance committee of the Westminster Almshouses Foundation.