Jane Platt joined the FCA Board in April 2013. She is currently Chair of LifeSight Master Trust and was Chief Executive of National Savings and Investments from September 2006 to August 2016.
Trained as an investment manager, Jane managed pension funds with Mercury Asset Management before moving to BZW where she held a number of senior management positions in their asset management division to become Chief Operating Officer at the time of the creation of Barclays Global Investors. She was Chief Executive of Barclays Stockbrokers and Barclays Bank Trust Company before moving to Reuters as President of their global division, Services for Asset Managers.
She has acted as a non-executive director of Royal London Group and has experience of being a pension fund trustee. She has chaired ACE, the association of government agency and NDPB chief executives. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute for Securities and Investments.