Christopher Potter

Appointed Trustee – May 2020

Chris Potter, he has short dar hair and is wearing a dark suit with a red spotted tie

Chris Potter is a qualified accountant. He specialises in managing technology risk and cyber security, and the audit of internal controls and has advised many boards on these topics. Chris chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and the Endowments and Trusts Sub-Committee and is a member of the Ri Scrutiny Committee.

As an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP, Chris led the systems and controls audits for many major businesses, primarily in the financial services sector. He spent his last eight years with PwC transforming the way PwC delivers its audits through the use of digital technology and offshoring. Chris retired from PwC after 35 years on 30 June 2021.

As part of his non-executive portfolio, Chris works with organisations that are focused on preserving and learning lessons from the past and/or on using science and technology to transform business and society to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Particular areas of expertise are technology risk and cyber security; digital transformation; audit of internal control and IT systems; financial services sector knowledge; and leadership and people management.

Chris was appointed to the Board in September 2019 and subsequently elected in April 2021.

This page was last updated on 18th May 2022.