Eric currently holds a range of business appointments, including as a Senior Adviser to CVC, non-executive director of Funding Circle and non-executive director of Russell Reynolds. He also advises several innovative technology companies and is a board member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Eric was Group Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group for eight years. Prior to joining Lloyds in 2001, he spent 25 years with Citigroup in a range of international management positions. During his time at Citigroup, he rose to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive of Travelers Life and Annuity after it merged with Citigroup in 1998.
Eric received a MSc in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also holds a BA in history from Cornell University.