1 January 2015
Board committee memberships:
- Investment Committee
- Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
Mr Garner is an independent non-executive director. He has extensive experience in capital markets, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions having worked with Lazard Frères & Co., LLC for over 40 years in various leadership positions. He is one of the most senior bankers at Lazard, currently leading their special committee practice and chairing their fairness opinion committee. He formerly led Lazard's corporate finance practice. Mr Garner became a general partner in 1989 and is now Vice Chair - Investment Banking. Over the past 10 years he has advised and acted as lead adviser to more than 50 companies and their boards of directors on transformative transactions.