Sir David Clementi has been chairman of a number of organisations in both the commercial and not-for-profit sector, with board-level experience across a wide range of sectors: finance, legal services, education and the arts. He also has significant experience of regulatory systems and governance issues in different types of organisations, having chaired a number of boards and board committees. In addition to his time at the Bank of England, he was a director of the Financial Services Authority from 1997-2002.
Sir David carried out a review for the Department of Constitutional Affairs of the regulatory framework for legal services in England and Wales, reporting to the Lord Chancellor in December 2004. In September 2015, Sir David was appointed by the secretary of state for culture, media and sport to lead an independent review, as part of the Charter Review process, looking at how the BBC is governed and regulated.
Sir David graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an honorary fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and an honorary member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.