Sir David Verey started his working life at investment bankers Lazard Brothers in 1972, rising to Director in 1983 and Chairman from 1990 to 2001. He remains a Senior Adviser at Lazards but has also held positions on the board of Pearson plc (1996-2000), Cazenove (2001-2), Blackstone UK (2004-8), the Daily Mail and General Trust (2004-14) and LMS Capital plc (2009-12). He has been on the Board of Sofina SA since 2004 and became Chairman in 2014. He has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Bank Gutmann since 2002.
Previous roles in government
- 2012 to 2016