Sir Gerry Grimstone is Chairman of Standard Life, one of the UK’s largest savings and investments businesses. He also chairs Standard Life’s business in China and sits on the Board of HDFC Life in India. Standard Life has two major businesses in India, life insurance and asset management, both in partnership with HDFC. Gerry is an Independent Non-Executive Board Member of Deloitte LLP.
From 2012-2015, Gerry served as the Chairman of TheCityUK, the representative body for the financial and professional services industry in the UK.
Within the UK public sector, he is the Lead Non-Executive on the Defence Board at the Ministry of Defence, and is a member of the Shareholder Executive’s Board.
He was UKTI’s Special Representative to India for Financial Services, and is now the UK Chairman of the India-UK Financial Partnership which has been set up the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Finance Minister of India.