Terence Jagger

Personal statement

Terence Jagger started his career in industry, including working at Shell, Burmah Oil and Unigate, both in the UK and with spells in Australia and Italy. After a Master's degree in Finance, he joined the civil service in 1995, where he worked in the MOD until 2011; his roles included managing the PFI programme, leading the QinetiQ privatisation, senior finance positions with the RAF and at MOD centre, and a year as political advisor to the NATO commander in Afghanistan (2006-7).

From 2011-2015, he was Chief Executive of Crown Agents, the international development company working in Africa and Asia, where he also was deputy Chairman of Crown Agents Bank and Crown Agents Investment Management. He has previously served as a non-executive or trustee of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group, the Met Office, the Gloucestershire and the London Wildlife Trusts, and the London Library.

Terence lives in west London, and has a portfolio of non-executive and advisory roles across the public, private and third sectors, with a particular interest in governance, finance and environmental matters, and in Africa and Japan. His current roles include being a trustee of Tree Aid and a non-executive director at the Marine Management Organisation, and the London Pension Funds Authority.

Academic qualifications

  • MA International Relations, King's College London
  • MSc Finance, London Business School
  • BA Modern History, Magdalen College, Oxford


  • Chartered Director, Institute of Directors

Committee memberships

  • Nominations (Chair)
  • Remunerations

Other external roles

  • Board Member, London Pensions Fund Authority
  • Trustee, Tree Aid
  • Director, Marine Management Organisation
  • Director, An Teallach Advisors

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