Charles attended Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School between 1975 and 1981 before going up to Durham University to read mathematics.
He qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and was a worldwide partner at Mercer in Liverpool before taking up his current role as a director of JLT in Manchester. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and is a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries.
Charles is married to Becky, an Old Girl, and has four children. He is a keen singer and also a runner and regularly runs marathons for charity. He is also a churchwarden of St Mary’s Mallerstang and a Trustee of the Brathay Trust.
Charles is a Liveryman of the Merchant Taylors’ Company and is their representative on the Board of Governors.