With an outstanding background in law, politics and international affairs, the Right Honourable Mark Field was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Capital International Bank in January 2020. In his early career, Mark practised as a corporate lawyer before becoming director of his own lawyer recruitment firm, Kellyfield Consulting. After being elected to Parliament in 2001, Mark served as an MP for the Cities of London Westminster for over 18 years during which time he also held the positions of Minister for State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Vice-chair of the Conservative Party.
Credibility restored but has it been at the expense of investor and consumer confidence in the UK economy? From a determination to go for growth at all costs in order to stave off the prospect of recession, UK economic policy has been so transformed within a few weeks that the current PM and chancellor's risk averse approach to the public finances means they seem prepared to live with the consequences even if recession results.