Joined the Board of British Land as a Non-Executive Director in January 2003 and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in January 2007. He is the Chairman of the London Stock Exchange and a Governor of London Business School. Previously: "Chris was a Non-Executive Director of Qatar FinancialCentre Authority and Chairman of National Air Traffic Services Limited. He was a Non-Executive Director of Lloyds TSB Group plc and a Group Managing Director of BP PLC.
- Trustee, Institute for Public Policy Research
- Advisory council, TheCityUK 
- Advisory Council, Business for New Europe