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Biography

Bernard Horn was Chair of Social Finance from 2007-2016. Bernard had a varied career with NatWest spanning 30 years, including six years as a Main Board Director of the NatWest Group (FTSE 100 Company). His roles included five years as Chief Executive of the International Businesses, and a similar period as Operations Director, responsible for Operations and IT. He led significant acquisition and disposal activity whilst with the bank.He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. Since leaving NatWest he has developed a portfolio of activities acting both as Chairman and non-executive director, concentrating on smaller, entrepreneurial companies in consulting and software development, (some with Private Equity backing). He is also involved in an advisory capacity with a number of Charities and was an active member of the Commission on Unclaimed Assets.