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Taylor, Hon. (David) Louis free

Born Newcastle upon Tyne 7 Dec. 1966; s of Baron Taylor of Gosforth, PC and Irene Shirley Taylor (née Harris); m 1996, Kate Riddell; one s two d

Chief Executive, UK Export Finance, since 2015


Royal Grammar Sch., Newcastle upon Tyne; Pembroke Coll., Cambridge (BA Law 1989)


Vice Pres., J. P. Morgan & Co., 1990–98; Dir, Strategy and Develt, BTR plc, 1998–99; Dir, Corporate Finance and Strategy, Cookson Gp plc, 1999–2004; Standard Chartered Bank: Man. Dir, Gp Corporate Develt, 2004–10; CEO, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, 2010–13; Chief Operating Officer, Gp Treasury, 2013–15. Vice-Chm., Eur. Chamber of Commerce, Vietnam, 2011–13. Chm. Trustees, Music in Prisons, 1996–2010. Gov., Royal GS, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1998–2010 (Chm., 2005–10)


wine, cycling, theatre, Northumberland, rowing (watching…)


UK Export Finance, 1 Horse Guards Road SW1A 2HQ

(020) 7271 8268


Garrick; Hawks (Cambridge), Leander (Henley on Thames)