Sir Sandy Crombie
As a former CEO of Standard Life and, more recently, Senior Independent Director of Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Sandy has more than 50 years’ experience within the financial industry. After many years of working with large financial institutions he has turned his attention to younger businesses aiming to bring a fresh approach to established markets.
Sir Sandy joined Standard Life as an actuary in 1966 and was appointed Chief Executive of Standard Life Investments in 1994. Retiring as Group Chief Executive of Standard Life in 2009, Sir Sandy received a knighthood for services to the insurance industry. Outside of his business interests, Sandy serves as a board member to arts, educational and heritage charities across Scotland.