Iain Cornish


Iain was appointed to the Board as Treasurer from 1 January 2017. He chairs the Finance and Audit Committee and is a member of the Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Committee. Iain is currently a Director of Leeds Building Society. He previously spent 19 years at Yorkshire Building Society, including eight as Chief Executive Officer between 2003 and 2011. 

Iain was Chairman of St James’s Place plc from 2011 to 2021 and also spent three years as Chairman of Shawbrook Bank. He was a founding member of the Prudential Regulatory Authority Board from its formation in 2013 until 2015. 

Iain is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.