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Ruth Markland


Skills and experience: Ruth, a former solicitor and previously Managing Partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Asia business, has a wealth of FTSE 100 Board experience. She spent over ten years on the Boards of Standard Chartered plc and The Sage Group plc, where she served as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committees. Ruth was also an independent Non-executive Director of Deloitte LLP for five years until May 2020 and was a member of the Supervisory Board of Arcadis NV until April 2021. Ruth became Chair in May 2022. Her extensive experience in senior board roles provides her with the skills and experience to Chair the Quilter Board.

External Appointments: None.