Sir Hector Sants
Chair – Money and Pensions Service
Since retiring from full-time work Sir Hector Sants’ focus has been on working to help people manage their money as well as circumstances allow and promoting a fairer financial system which works for everyone. This reflects his belief that being able to manage money well is an essential skill for living a contented life.
Sir Hector was appointed to be the first Chair of the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) in October 2018.
Prior to his current role he was, from 2015, Chair of StepChange, the UK’s largest debt advice charity.
Other previously held non-executive roles include Vice Chairman of Oliver Wyman, a leading management consultancy, and Chair of the U.K. wealth manager Julius Baer International.
Between 1977 and 2014 his executive career was in financial services and regulation, which included serving as the CEO of the Financial Services Authority from 2007 to 2012, European CEO of Credit Suisse, Head of Compliance at Barclays, and a partner of stockbrokers Phillips & Drew.
Outside of financial services his work has included Chairing the Oxford University Saïd Business School and being an NHS non-executive director. He has a MA from Oxford University in Psychology and Philosophy.