Charles Gregson was appointed non-executive Chairman of CPP in January 2010. He has also been Non-Executive Chairman of ICAP plc since 2001 and had been Executive Chairman since 1998. Between 1978 and 1998 he was responsible for the Garban businesses that demerged from United Business Media in 1998 and merged with Intercapital in 1999 to become ICAP. He was a Director of United Business Media plc and its predecessor companies from 1986 until 2007. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of International Personal Finance plc, Caledonia Investments plc and St James’s Place plc.