Sir Howard Davies currently chairman of insurance business Phoenix and heads the UK government-appointed Airports Commission. He is also the former head of the UK's Financial Services Authority.
Davies previously held positions on the board of Morgan Stanley and the advisory board of RBS unit NatWest.
- Sir Howard Davies set to be appointed RBS chairman. The Financial Times.
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