Lesley Knox was appointed to the Group Board in 2010 as Chairman. She is a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate, a member of Grosvenor Group’s Audit Committee and is currently a director of Legal & General Group Plc and Thomas Cook Group Plc. In 1987 she was a finalist for Business Woman of the Year and has been involved with arts and charitable organisations, she is currently Chairman of the V&A at Dundee. Lesley studied law at Cambridge; qualified as a solicitor in England with Slaughter and May, and in the US with Shearman & Stirling; and then spent 15 years with Kleinwort Benson (1981-1996), first as a corporate finance director and then as Chief Executive of the institutional asset management business. She moved to the British Linen Bank (1997-1999), latterly as Governor, and then was a founder director of British Linen Advisers (2000-2003).
Lesley Knox, Non-Executive Chairman