Sir Philip Hampton joined GSK as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman with effect from the conclusion of GSK’s Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2015.
Sir Philip is Senior Independent Director of Anglo American plc, Chairman of its Remuneration Committee and a member of its Audit Committee.
In February 2016, Sir Philip was appointed Chair of the Women on Board’s review; an independent review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 350 companies.
Sir Philip was Chairman of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc between February 2009 and August 2015. He was also previously Chairman of J Sainsbury plc and Group Finance Director at Lloyds TSB Group, BT Group plc, BG Group plc, British Gas and British Steel plc. He is a former Executive Director of Lazards and a Non- Executive Director at RMC Group Plc and Belgacom SA. Sir Philip previously served as Chairman of UK Financial Investments Limited, which manages the UK Government’s shareholdings in banks.