Lawrence is the Senior Independent Director at Bupa, Chairman of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Chairman of the Independent Governance Committee for Prudential and Chairman of Applegate Marketplace. He is a Trustee of Age UK and the International Longevity Centre UK, and a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute.
Previous public roles include Chairman of the National Employment Savings Trust, Chairman of the Pension Protection Fund, Member of the Board for Actuarial Standards, the Association of British Insurers and the Personal Investment Authority. Private sector roles include being CEO of three different insurance groups between 1991 and 2004.
Previous work with BITC includes Chair of Race for Opportunity in the South West, Vice Chair of the volunteering initiative, Cares UK, and urban regeneration projects in Bristol. He was also a Trustee of Employers forum on Disability and the Royal Society of Arts.
Lawrence read Greats at St John’s College, Oxford.