Nicholas Bull

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Bull
Non-Executive Director Appointed 2015
Committee membership Audit and Risk, Nomination

Key skills and experience

Along with his significant global banking and financial services experience, Nicholas brings a wealth of international business experience and insights, especially in China, to the Board. Nicholas is also an advocate for ESG and SRI matters at the Board.

Other current appointments

He is currently Chairman of the investment trust, Fidelity China Special Situations plc, as well as a Trustee of the Design Museum, the Conran Foundation, Camborne School of Mines Trust and The Creative Education Trust.

Previous relevant experience

Nicholas has served as Chairman of De Vere, the hotel and leisure group. He has also served as Chairman of the Advisory Board of City stockbroker, Westhouse Securities and of Smith’s Corporate Advisory Limited. Prior to that he had a career in banking with Morgan Grenfell (subsequently Deutsche Bank), Société Générale and ABN AMRO working in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.


Nicholas has a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Exeter and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.