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Board & Governance
The Royal Bank of Scotland International (Holdings) Limited (RBSI Holdings) Board
Chairman Philip Brewster

Philip had a c. 22 year career with RBC retiring from his executive role in June 2004. Philip's last executive position with RBC was based in Jersey. He was appointed Regional Head for Private Banking covering the UK (on/offshore), Chairman of RBC Investments Ltd, Managing Director of RBC CI Ltd and a Director of RBC Amsterdam B.V. In addition to regional responsibility for the British Isles, the mandate included the Private Banking business in Asia. Philip managed the bank's interaction with the Jersey and Guernsey regulators for Banking/Investment Management and Trust businesses. Philip also interacted with the regulators in Singapore/Hong Kong and Japan for Private Banking business matters.

Philip trained as a stockbroker before transitioning those skills to operate in the Money Markets; CME, Chicago and LIFFE, London. Philip's career at RBC encompassed establishing and running major treasury operations in Tokyo and New York, overseeing US corporate and Investment banking businesses and acting as General Manager for the Asia/Pacific region based in Singapore before moving to Jersey.

Non-Executive Director Philip Taylor

Philip joined Price Waterhouse in London in 1970, and was admitted to the Price Waterhouse UK and Channel Islands firms in 1985. Philip became a Senior Partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1998. As the Global Leader of PwC Quality Assurance from 2003 - 2009 Philip was responsible for monitoring the quality of Audit practice throughout PwC's global network, before retiring from PwC in 2009.

Philip is a founder member of the Jersey Financial Services Advisory Board (2008 to date), Chairman of the Jersey International Business School (2009 to date), Chairman of the States of Jersey Treasury Investment Committee (2009 to date), Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) (2009 to date), and Accountant Board Member of the Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board (part of the UK Financial Reporting Council) (2011 to date). Phillip joined in RBSI as a Non-Executive Director in 2012. He holds a number of other roles, including Chairman of Hawksford International Limited; NED of City Merchants High Yield Trust Limited; NED of JP Morgan Global Convertibles Income Trust Limited and Member of the Audit Committee of the States of Jersey.

Non-Executive Director Joanna Dentskevich

Joanna has over 20 year's financial services experience across a number of senior trading and risk roles, including as Director, Global Markets Risk for Deutsche Bank, London and Asia, Global Head of Derivative Customer Valuations, for Morgan Stanley, London and as Chief Risk Officer and Founding Director of a start-up equity hedge fund based in London. Most recently, she has been working as an independent business consultant and Non-Executive Director for a number of funds and corporate institutions in the UK, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Joanna is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

Non-Executive Director Stuart Porteous

Stuart Porteous was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2018.

Stuart Porteous was appointed to the Board to improve connectivity and understanding between the parent company  and RBSI.

Stuart joined The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc in 2000.  Stuart is a highly experience banker and economist with over 18 years experience in financial services advising senior executives on corporate governance, risk and financial matters.

Chief Executive Officer Andrew McLaughlin

Dr Andrew McLaughlin was appointed as the CEO of RBS International in July 2015. He was formerly Director, Communications and Chief Economist for RBS. Before joining the bank, he spent three years in corporate finance advisory working with Ernst and Young.

Andrew holds a first class honours degree in Economics and Politics. His 1993 doctoral thesis won the prestigious Walter Bagehot prize for best UK dissertation. Andrew spent several years working in academia before beginning his commercial career. He published a book on the automobile industry in 1998. He is a member of the University of Nottingham Globalisation and Economic Policy Advisory Board and sits on the CBI Economic Affairs Committee.

Andrew was previously a regular commentator in UK print and broadcast media and also a columnist in China Daily, China's leading business newspaper. Andrew is a member of the University of Nottingham Globalisation and Economic Policy Advisory Board, a member of the Oxford Business School Business Economics Programme and Chairman of the Prince's Trust Scotland Advisory Council.

Chief Executive Officer Lynn Cleary

Lynn has 23 years industry experience having joined PwC in Jersey after qualifying in Dublin. Lynn benefits from a broad range of finance sector knowledge; she joined RBS in 1999, and moved to RBS International the same year. Lynn was appointed as CFO in 2005.

Board and Governance The Royal Bank of Scotland International (Holdings) Limited (RBSI Holdings) Audit Committee
Chairman of the RBSI Holdings Audit Committee Philip Taylor

Philip joined Price Waterhouse in London in 1970, and was admitted to the Price Waterhouse UK and Channel Islands firms in 1985. Philip became a Senior Partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1998. As the Global Leader of PwC Quality Assurance from 2003 - 2009 Philip was responsible for monitoring the quality of Audit practice throughout PwC's global network, before retiring from PwC in 2009.

Philip is a founder member of the Jersey Financial Services Advisory Board (2008 to date), Chairman of the Jersey International Business School (2009 to date), Chairman of the States of Jersey Treasury Investment Committee (2009 to date), Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) (2009 to date), and Accountant Board Member of the Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board (part of the UK Financial Reporting Council) (2011 to date). Phillip joined in RBSI as a Non-Executive Director in 2012. He holds a number of other roles, including Chairman of Hawksford International Limited; NED of City Merchants High Yield Trust Limited; NED of JP Morgan Global Convertibles Income Trust Limited and Member of the Audit Committee of the States of Jersey.

Non-Executive Director Philip Brewster

Philip had a c. 22 year career with RBC retiring from his executive role in June 2004. Philip's last executive position with RBC was based in Jersey. He was appointed Regional Head for Private Banking covering the UK (on/offshore), Chairman of RBC Investments Ltd, Managing Director of RBC CI Ltd and a Director of RBC Amsterdam B.V. In addition to regional responsibility for the British Isles, the mandate included the Private Banking business in Asia. Philip managed the bank's interaction with the Jersey and Guernsey regulators for Banking/Investment Management and Trust businesses. Philip also interacted with the regulators in Singapore/Hong Kong and Japan for Private Banking business matters.

Philip trained as a stockbroker before transitioning those skills to operate in the Money Markets; CME, Chicago and LIFFE, London. Philip's career at RBC encompassed establishing and running major treasury operations in Tokyo and New York, overseeing US corporate and Investment banking businesses and acting as General Manager for the Asia/Pacific region based in Singapore before moving to Jersey.

Non-Executive Director Joanna Dentskevich

Joanna has over 20 year's financial services experience across a number of senior trading and risk roles, including as Director, Global Markets Risk for Deutsche Bank, London and Asia, Global Head of Derivative Customer Valuations, for Morgan Stanley, London and as Chief Risk Officer and Founding Director of a start-up equity hedge fund based in London. Most recently, she has been working as an independent business consultant and Non-Executive Director for a number of funds and corporate institutions in the UK, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Joanna is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

Board and Governance The Royal Bank of Scotland International (Holdings) Limited (RBSI Holdings) Board Risk Committee
Chairman of the RBSI Holdings Board Risk Committee Joanna Dentskevich

Joanna has over 20 year's financial services experience across a number of senior trading and risk roles, including as Director, Global Markets Risk for Deutsche Bank, London and Asia, Global Head of Derivative Customer Valuations, for Morgan Stanley, London and as Chief Risk Officer and Founding Director of a start-up equity hedge fund based in London. Most recently, she has been working as an independent business consultant and Non-Executive Director for a number of funds and corporate institutions in the UK, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Joanna is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

Non-Executive Director Philip Brewster

Philip had a c. 22 year career with RBC retiring from his executive role in June 2004. Philip's last executive position with RBC was based in Jersey. He was appointed Regional Head for Private Banking covering the UK (on/offshore), Chairman of RBC Investments Ltd, Managing Director of RBC CI Ltd and a Director of RBC Amsterdam B.V. In addition to regional responsibility for the British Isles, the mandate included the Private Banking business in Asia. Philip managed the bank's interaction with the Jersey and Guernsey regulators for Banking/Investment Management and Trust businesses. Philip also interacted with the regulators in Singapore/Hong Kong and Japan for Private Banking business matters.

Philip trained as a stockbroker before transitioning those skills to operate in the Money Markets; CME, Chicago and LIFFE, London. Philip's career at RBC encompassed establishing and running major treasury operations in Tokyo and New York, overseeing US corporate and Investment banking businesses and acting as General Manager for the Asia/Pacific region based in Singapore before moving to Jersey.

Non-Executive Director Philip Taylor

Philip joined Price Waterhouse in London in 1970, and was admitted to the Price Waterhouse UK and Channel Islands firms in 1985. Philip became a Senior Partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1998. As the Global Leader of PwC Quality Assurance from 2003 - 2009 Philip was responsible for monitoring the quality of Audit practice throughout PwC's global network, before retiring from PwC in 2009.

Philip is a founder member of the Jersey Financial Services Advisory Board (2008 to date), Chairman of the Jersey International Business School (2009 to date), Chairman of the States of Jersey Treasury Investment Committee (2009 to date), Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) (2009 to date), and Accountant Board Member of the Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board (part of the UK Financial Reporting Council) (2011 to date). Phillip joined in RBSI as a Non-Executive Director in 2012. He holds a number of other roles, including Chairman of Hawksford International Limited; NED of City Merchants High Yield Trust Limited; NED of JP Morgan Global Convertibles Income Trust Limited and Member of the Audit Committee of the States of Jersey.

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