Gavin Laws worked with Standard Chartered Bank for nearly 40 years, where he served in a number of senior assignments across the UK, South Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore and retired in 2012 in the position of Group Head of Corporate Affairs. Prior to this role, he also served as Head of Governance Africa, MEPA, Europe and Americas at Standard Chartered Bank.
Currently, Gavin is independent chairman of the board and chairman of the remuneration committee of Union Bank UK Plc. He is also a director of ASA International Holdings and Nidebsa Ltd. He is chair of trustees at Berkhamsted Schools Group and Liverpool FC Foundation. He was previously a director of Travelex Holdings Ltd and a trustee at Trans Antarctic Winter Traverse Trust.