Lord Leitch has extensive experience in chairman and board roles across the financial services industry. He serves as the Chairman of Bupa International Limited, as well as Intrinsic Financial Services Limited. He served as the Chairman and the Chief Executive of UK, Ireland, South Africa and Asia Pacific at Zurich Financial Services AG.
Lord Leitch served as Chairman of Scottish Widows Group Ltd., a subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc since October 1, 2007. He served as Deputy Chairman at Lloyds TSB Bank plc from May 2009 to February 29, 2012.
Lord Leitch served as the Chairman of HM Treasury’s Review of Skills and the National Employment Panel and as a Deputy Chairman of the Commonwealth Education Fund.
Lady Leitch held many senior positions within the financial services industry, before concentrating on charitable foundation work. She joined Zurich Financial Services in 2000 as a Management Consultant in Organizational Development, and later became head of Corporate Sponsorships.
Until June 2008, she was Director of Executive Search at Get Talented AG, in Zurich, Switzerland. In June 2008, she joined the Edge Foundation, London as a Trustee. Edge is a major independent education foundation.
In 2009, she was appointed to the board at the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce. In 2012 she became a director of an independent franchise in the Health and Wellness sector. She is also associated with many charitable organisations across the arts, medicine and humanitarian sectors.