Peter Sands

Lead Non-Executive Board Member, UK Department of Health at Department of Health and Social Care, Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani centre for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School

Peter Sands is a Senior Fellow of the Mossavar-Rahmani Centre for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School. He was Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank from November 2006 to June 2015. Prior to this, he was Director and Senior Partner at worldwide consultants McKinsey & Co. Before joining McKinsey, he worked for the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Sands is the lead non-executive board member of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom. He holds a number of board memberships including the World Economic Forum and Lingnan University and is Governor of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. He graduated from Oxford University and holds and MPA from HKS (1988), where he was a Harkness Fellow.