Mr Perkin is a former senior partner at Ernst & Young with extensive global accounting experience and financial services expertise. He spent 40 years at Ernst & Young and its predecessor firms, including over 30 years as a Partner, working with a wide range of clients before specialising in financial services. He is a director of Nationwide Building Society and The Evolution Group Plc.
Mr Perkin was appointed a Director in 2009. Mr Perkin is Chairman of the Audit Committee.