Merton College, Oxford
| Whitgift School|
| Gerald Edgar Grimstone|
August 1949 (age 67)Streatham, London
Chairman, Standard Life
Deputy chairman, Barclays
Standard Life, Barclays, Deloitte
Sir Gerald Edgar Grimstone (born August 1949) is a British businessman, the chairman of Standard Life, and deputy chairman of Barclays.
Gerry Grimstone Wikipedia
Gerald Edgar Grimstone was born in August 1949, in Streatham, London, the son of a carpet fitter father. Grimstone has described his father as a "working class intellectual" and communist.
He was educated at the Whitgift School, Croydon, and Merton College, Oxford, from where he received a degree in chemistry.
Grimstone worked as a civil servant from 1972-86, then as a director of Schroders from 1986-99.
Grimstone has been chairman of Standard Life since May 2007, deputy chairman of Barclays since January 2016, a non-executive director of Deloitte and the lead non-executive director at the Ministry of Defence.
Grimstone was knighted in 2014.
Grimstone is divorced, and has three children.