Professors & Speakers

Noël Harwerth

Noël Harwerth – NED of Standard Life, Alent and The London Metals Exchange

Noël Harwerth is currently Chairman of GE Capital Bank Europe, a non-executive director of Standard Life plc (Chairman, Risk Committee; member, Audit Committee), Alent (Chairman, Remuneration Committee), and The London Metals Exchange (member, Audit Committee).

Noël was Chairman and non-executive director of Sumitomo Bank (Europe, Middle East and Africa) until March 2015. She has served on the boards of Corus, Logica, TFL Group, Avocet Mining PLC, RSA Insurance Group and Dominion Diamond Corporation.

Mrs. Harwerth spent 15 years with Citicorp, latterly as Chief Operating Officer of Citibank International, having previously been with Dun and Bradstreet and Kennecott Copper Corporation.

She was educated at the University of Texas in Austin and holds a Jurisdoctor degree from the University of Texas Law School. She holds both U.S. and British citizenship.

Noël is a member of the Guild of International Bankers, Committee of 200, and the International Women’s Forum. She is Chairman of the UK Chapter of Women Corporate Directors.