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Chris Lewin


Chris Lewin, a chartered management account, worked at Diageo PLC for over 26 years in a number of Executive finance roles, including international positions as Finance Director for the joint venture between Diageo and Moet Hennessy in Japan and Finance Director for the North America wine and spirits business units based in California and New York.  His corporate finance roles included being the Finance & Strategy Director for Diageo Business Services which managed the global shared services operations and global IT function, alongside leading the financial management of a global productivity programme in 2017.   Chris has extensive audit & governance experience from his various roles.  Prior to Diageo, Chris worked at Coca-Cola and HJ Heinz.


Chris is currently a Trustee on the Diageo Pension Board and a member of the Investment Committee and Audit Committee.  He is Chair of the Responsible Investment committee which is leading the development and implementation of the ESG agenda for the pension scheme.


Chris lives in Weybridge and is married with three daughters.  He is a keen golfer and enjoys running and swimming.


Chris joined the Board of Trustees in 2022.