Dame Colette Bowe has worked in the City, in regulation and in Whitehall. She is the chairman of the Banking Standards Board (BSB).
She has been chairman of Electra Private Equity plc, Ofcom and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).
She has also served on the boards of Morgan Stanley International, Axa Investment Managers, Goldfish Bank, the Yorkshire Building Society, London and Continental Railways, Thames Water Utilities, the Department for Transport and UK Statistics Authority. She was the founding chairman of the telecoms Ombudsman Service and of the Ofcom Consumer Panel, and chaired the Council of Queen Mary, University of London.
She is the chairman of the Tablet Trust, serves on the board of the Nuffield Foundation, is a trustee of the IFRS Foundation and a governor of Highbury Grove School. She is a Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.