Sir Alan Yarrow, Chartered FCSI(Hon), Chairman
Alan Yarrow left Dresdner Kleinwort in December 2009, after 37 years with the group, latterly as Group Vice Chairman and Chairman of the UK Bank and was appointed Chairman of CISI earlier that same year.
In addition to being Chairman and Chartered Honorary Fellow of the CISI, Alan is Chairman of Turquoise Global Holdings Ltd and a Director of Institutional Protection Services Ltd, Garden Bridge Trading Ltd and Arbuthnot Banking Group. He is also Vice President of the Royal Mencap Society, Almoner of Christ’s Hospital and Independent Partnership Advisor to James Hambro Partnership.
Alan is an Alderman, Magistrate and HM Lieutenant of the City of London, a member of the Court of the Fishmongers Company, and a member of several other Livery Companies. He is a member of the Takeover Appeal Board, the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Investment & Advisory Council, a Doctor of Science Honoris Causa of City University London, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, a Knight of Justice in the Order of St. John and in July 2015 was awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle, Mexico. In January 2016, Alan received a Knighthood for services to international business, inclusion and the City of London.
Alan was formerly Lord Mayor of the City of London for the year 2014-15, Sheriff in 2011-12, Trustee of the Police Foundation, Deputy Chairman of the FSA Practitioner Panel, Chairman of LIBA (now AFME), Chairman of Complinet Ltd, a Director of Fixnetix Ltd, Chairman of Kleinwort Benson Group, Member of the Takeover Panel, the Council of the British Bankers Association and the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s High Level Stakeholder Group.