Glen was Chairman of Pearson plc, a global publishing and educational business, was Chairman of Virgin Money plc and served as Acting Chairman of UK Financial Investments, the organisation created to manage the UK government’s investment in troubled banks.
Glen has previously held positions as a Senior Independent Director and Deputy Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc, Deputy Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, Director of Grupo Prisa SA, and a Senior Advisor to HSBC Holdings plc. He was Senior Independent Director of Man Group plc and was involved in the successful demerger of Man’s traditional commodities-trading business to focus on financial services.
From 1987 to 1991 Glen was Chief Executive of Fidelity International Ltd, where he still serves as a Non-Executive Director. He led the company’s international expansion, including the launch of the hallmark global-product range, Fidelity Funds. Prior to Fidelity Glen had spent over 18 years with Citigroup Inc., holding senior positions in Europe and Asia.