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Tazim Essani

Independent Non-executive Director

Skills and experience:  Tazim’s experience in senior executive roles at regulated financial services businesses over the last 30 years equips her well to provide strategic guidance and constructive challenge to Quilter’s leadership team. Her executive career focused on strategy and business development to drive growth and transformation, with her previous roles including a business strategy role at Santander UK, Group Head of Corporate Development at Close Brothers Group plc and leadership roles at GE Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland. Tazim has developed a deep understanding of corporate finance, transformational change and business development, enabling her to contribute strongly to the Board’s deliberations. Tazim is a designated Workforce Engagement Director with a particular interest in promoting diversity and inclusion. Tazim will step down from the Board at the conclusion of the 2024 AGM.

External Appointments: Non-executive Director of City of London Investment Group plc, a Council Member of the Royal Horticultural Society and an executive coach at The Alliance.