Board: May 2020
Chair of the Board: January 2021
Chair of the Nomination & Governance Committee: January 2021
Relevant skills and experience
Shriti is the Chair of the Board. She joined Prudential as a Non-executive Director and member of the Nomination & Governance Committee on 1 May 2020 and became Chair of the Board with effect from 1 January 2021. She became Chair of the Nomination & Governance Committee at the same time.
She contributes her senior boardroom experience at complex organisations, including extensive experience with international operations, strong strategic and financial services experience and experience at the highest level of international negotiations between Governments and in multilateral organisations.
Shriti was chair of Santander UK Group Holdings from 2015 until October 2020. She was a Director of BHP from 2011 and its Senior Independent Director from 2015 until October 2020, and a Non-executive Director of Astra Zeneca from 2011 until 2018.
Between 2009 and 2014, she undertook a wide range of assignments, such as advising the South Korean Chair of the G20 in 2010, two European countries on the Eurozone and banking crisis, the African Development Bank on infrastructure financing, a number of global investors and sovereign wealth funds on strategy and economic and market developments.
Shriti was a Minister in the UK government from 2007 to 2009 in the Cabinet Office, Business Department and International Development Department and led on the UK Government’s response to the global financial crisis and its Presidency of the G20. She was a member of the HM Treasury’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1999 to 2007, advising on domestic and international issues.
Shriti began her career in investment banking with SG Warburg/UBS in 1984, where she had a strong focus on emerging markets.