Robert Pickering

Nomination and Governance Committee Chair, Senior Independent Director

  • Appointed: 2011
  • Joined Hikma: 2011
  • Nationality: British

Skills and experience: Robert joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2011 and became Senior Independent Director in May 2014.

Robert spent 23 years at Cazenove and Co., becoming the first Chief Executive of Cazenove Group PLC in 2001. He subsequently served as Chief Executive of JP Morgan Cazenove, until his retirement in 2008. He has extensive experience of capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and of the relationship between quoted companies and investors.

Robert is a qualified solicitor with a law degree from Lincoln College, Oxford.

Other appointments: Robert is a Director of Itau BBA International PLC, the investment bank of the Itaú Unibanco group. He is Chairman of the Trustees of Lincoln College Oxford 2027 Trust.

Committee membership:

  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination and Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Remuneration Committee