David Nish was appointed Chief Executive in 2010. He joined Standard Life as Group Finance Director in 2006. Mr. Nish is also a Deputy Chairman of the Association of British Insurers, Non-Executive Director of the UK Green Investment Bank, member of the Advisory Board of The City UK and member of the Financial Services Advisory Board in Scotland. Before joining Standard Life, Mr. Nish was Executive Director for the infrastructure division at Scottish Power, a company he joined in 1997 as Deputy Finance Director, becoming the Group Finance Director in 1999. Prior to this, Mr. Nish was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers.