The Board of STM Group is the body responsible for corporate governance, establishing policies and objectives, and management of the Group's resources. The Board of Directors has a strong commitment to high standards of corporate governance.

Duncan Crocker

Duncan Crocker

THE ROLE: Non-Executive Chairman

Duncan has spent his entire working career in the UK financial services industry, the last 20 years of which being spent reporting in at group board level in a FTSE 100 group. He has extensive experience across a broad range of customer and distribution sectors and has led various legal entities with direct P&L accountability. Duncan has extensive governance, commercial and business transformation experience and believes deeply in an engaged and accountable leadership style.

He left full-time executive employment in 2014, following 37 years served across various leadership roles at Legal and General Group plc ("L&G"). Duncan was latterly managing director of L&G's UK intermediated housing / mortgage sector business, having previously headed up L&G's UK Intermediary and banking distribution divisions.

In his current non-executive career he has provided guidance and advisory as an independent non-executive director with Zurich Intermediary Group Limited (part of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd), and one of the largest UK independent mortgage brokers, London & Country Mortgages Limited. Duncan also acts as an adviser to a number of fledgling digital fin-tech start-up businesses both pre and post revenue.