Dame Colette Bowe is the chairman of the Banking Standards Board (BSB), and chairman of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). She serves on the board of the UK Statistics Authority and is also a trustee of the Nuffield Foundation.
She has worked in the City, in regulation and in Whitehall.
She has been chairman of Electra Private Equity plc and of Ofcom. She has also served on the boards of Morgan Stanley International, Axa Investment Managers, Goldfish Bank, the Yorkshire Building Society, London and Continental Railways, Thames Water Utilities and the Department for Transport. She was the founding chairman of the telecoms Ombudsman Service and of the Ofcom Consumer Panel, and chaired the Council of Queen Mary, University of London.