Gary Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, Hastings Group

Mr. Hoffman has been the chief executive officer of Hastings Group, a UK insurance provider, since November 2012. Prior to this role, Mr. Hoffman was chief executive officer of NBNK Investments, an investment vehicle formed in August 2010 to establish personal and business retail banking in the UK, from 2011 to 2012. He also served as chief executive officer of Northern Rock PLC, from 2008 to 2010 and vice chairman of Barclays PLC, from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that, he served in various other roles at Barclays Group, including chairman of UK Banking and Barclaycard at Barclays PLC and chief executive officer of Barclaycard. Mr. Hoffman holds a B.A. in Economics from Queens’ College, Cambridge University and an honorary PhD from the University of Northampton.