Sir Gerry Grimstone

Board of Directors

Sir Gerry Grimstone


ADCB appointed Sir Gerry Grimstone as Adviser to its Board of Directors in January 2013. He brings significant international expertise and experience in investment banking and the financial services industry, and serves on the boards of several high- profile public- and private sector companies.

Sir Gerry was previously Chairman of TheCityUK, a senior investment banker at Schroders, and an official in the UK's HM Treasury. He was responsible for privatisation and policy for state-owned enterprises and helped oversee HM Treasury's Operational Efficiency Programme. He has also served as one of the UK's business ambassadors.

External appointments:

Chairman - Standard Life Aberdeen PLC   

Deputy Chairman - Barclays PLC

Lead Non-Executive Director - UK Ministry of Defence 

Independent Non-Executive Director - Deloitte North West Europe 

Chairman - Barclays International which oversees Barclays' Corporate and Investment Bank and International Cards and Payments businesses