Robert Hingley is Chairman of the Board and Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of The Law Debenture Corporation plc. After joining the Board in October 2017, he became Chairman at the conclusion of the AGM on 11 April 2018.
Robert is a corporate financier with over 30 years' experience. He joined the Association of British Insurers as Director of Investment Affairs in 2012 and following the merger of ABI's Investment Affairs with the Investment Management Association, acted as a consultant to the enlarged IMA until the end of 2014. From 2010 until 2015, he was a Managing Director, and later Senior Advisor, at Lazard. He was previously Director-General of The Takeover Panel from 2007, on secondment from Lexicon Partners, where he was Vice Chairman. Prior to joining Lexicon Partners in 2005, he was Co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group and Head of German Investment Banking at Citigroup Global Capital Markets, which acquired the investment banking business of Schroders in 2000. He joined Schroders in 1985 after having qualified as a solicitor with Clifford Chance in 1984.
He is currently the chairman of Phoenix Spree Deutschland Limited and Euroclear UK and International Limited and chairman of Governors at North London Collegiate School and trustee at the Bishopsgate Institute. He is also a non-executive director of Marathon Asset Management and a member of the Takeover Panel.