Meet The Board

John CryanChairman

John Cryan joined the Gabrieli board over ten years ago, becoming Chairman at the start of 2015.

On 1 July 2015, John was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Bank, having served as a member of Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board in 2013 and as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.

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Alan GemesVice-Chairman

Alan is a partner at Strategy&, part of PwC. He focuses on Financial Services and has over 30 years consulting experience advising banks, wealth managers and insurers in Europe and Asia.

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Paul McCreeshArtistic Director

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Susie York SkinnerDirector of Development

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Steve AllenTreasurer

Steve is the Chief Finance Officer of HS2 Limited, the £50 billion project building a new high speed railway between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. Previously, he was Managing Director, Finance for Transport for London responsible for the £10 billion a year operational and investment finances of TfL. He started his career in the civil service before working in investment banking for Citigroup and Abbey National.

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Michael Abrahams

Michael Abrahams has worked for international design consultancies, Banks & Miles, Negus & Negus and Raymond Loewy International. In 1996, he established Abrahams, a design consultancy that spent a third of their time on commercial projects, a third on charitable work and self-directed research and a third curating events.

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Roger Le Tissier

Roger Le Tissier is Chairman of Textor Capital, a private investment company with a diverse portfolio. He is also a consultant and holds a number of non-executive directorships with leading asset managers, private equity GPs, insurance and pension companies.

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Louise Soden

Louise started her career teaching and managing English in a variety of secondary schools, including those in inner cities. She became an advisory teacher and subsequently a lecturer at Sussex University, contributing to initial teacher education and research on teachers’ professional development.

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