SIR JULIAN HORN-SMITH
Sir Julian was one of the founding members of The Vodafone Group Plc and considered one of the principal architects in the development of Vodafone’s International Strategy. He was awarded a Knighthood by Her Majesty the Queen in 2005 in recognition of his services to international telecommunications. He retired from the Vodafone Board in July 2006, where he had held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and subsequently that of Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Sir Julian is a Senior Advisor to UBS Investment Bank in London. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of VimpelCom Limited and was, until February 2015, a senior advisor to the board of Etisalat (a telecommunications group based in the United Arab Emirates). He is a Senior Advisor to the Board of CVC (Telecoms and Media) and is a member of the Advisory Board of LetterOne Technology. He was previously a member of the Board of Lloyds Banking Group Plc, retiring in May 2012.
In addition to his directorships, Sir Julian is the Co-Chairman of the TATLDiL Conference (British and Turkish Conference) and is the Pro Chancellor of Bath University. He is a Trustee of the Hope for Tomorrow Charity. Sir Julian has been a director since 2006.