Kathryn Davis, MA (Hons) (Oxon)

Kathryn was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2014 and is Chair of the Group Treasury Committee and a Member of the Group Audit and Risk Committee. A qualified solicitor, until 2013 Kathryn was a corporate partner at city law firm Slaughter and May, which she joined in 1987 and where she advised mainly FTSE 100/250 companies on a wide range of corporate, commercial and financing issues, both transactional and non-transactional. Kathryn is an Independent Member of The Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Sub-Committee on Justices of the Peace for Central and South London and a Member of the Council, trustee and non-executive director of The Girls’ Day School Trust, where she sits on the Estates Committee and the Senior Appointments and Remuneration Committee.