Chris Morson


Chris has spent much of his executive career in financial services. Most recently, he has specialised in digital transformation at scale, as Managing Director of the digital business of RBS/NatWest, and then at Virgin Money. Prior to this, he held senior roles as a Strategy Director, Managing Director of a European consumer finance business and as an Operations Director.

Earlier in his career, Chris worked as a management consultant with Price Waterhouse.

He was appointed a Non-executive Board Member at HM Land Registry in January 2018 and has been interim chair of the Audit Committee and a member of Remuneration Committee. He is also a Non-executive Director and Audit Committee member at the Pensions Regulator.

He was appointed a Non-executive Board Member and Audit & Risk Committee member at the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in November 2013 and reappointed in November 2016.

Chris is also a Non-executive Director of Royal London Asset Management

He has previously been a Non-executive Director at the Money Advice Service, as well as Audit & Risk Committee and Nominations Committee member.


Chris has a BSc in Economics and Accounting from Loughborough University and attended the London Business School finance programme. Chris holds an MBA with distinction from Cranfield, where he was awarded the Courage prize for overall performance and the Venture Capital prize.

Chris has also completed the Financial Times Non-Executive Directors diploma.

Previous roles in government

  • Non-executive Board Member
  • Non-executive board member