Ron currently chairs Ironshore Inc and Centaur Media plc and was previously Chief Operating Officer of NatWest Group and Chief Executive of Lloyd's of London. He also served as Executive Chairman of Northern Rock plc between 2008 and 2011, during its period of public ownership. He has chaired a number of financial services companies, including Phoenix Group and Paternoster Ltd.
Ron is a past-president of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and in 2002 he led an independent review of the UK Long Term Savings Industry. His early career was spent with The Boston Consulting Group.