Iain Mackay

Non-executive Director; Independent


Appointed: 11 July 2022

Committee membership: Audit & Risk (Chair) and Remuneration 

Tenure: Less than a year

Career: Iain is currently Chief Financial Officer of GSK plc. A member of the GSK Board and Leadership Team he is responsible for Global Finance and several of GSK’s key global functions including Investor Relations and Technology.

Prior to joining GSK, Iain was Group Finance Director at HSBC Holdings plc for eight years. Iain is a chartered accountant and has lived and worked across Asia, the US and Europe. Before HSBC Iain worked at General Electric, Schlumberger Dowell and Price Waterhouse. Iain was also previously a Trustee of the British Heart Foundation and during his time there was Chair of its Audit & Risk Committee.

Skills and competencies: Iain has significant financial experience gained in a range of sectors and operating in regulated environments globally. As a proven CFO he brings an expansive skillset to the Board with a strong track record of strategy delivery. Iain is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland he also holds an MA in Business Studies and Accounting and received an Honorary Doctorate from Aberdeen University in Scotland.

External appointments:

  • Chief Financial Officer, GSK plc
  • Member, Court of the University of Aberdeen and Chair of its Remuneration Committee
  • Member, The 100 Group and Chair of the Stakeholder Communications and Reporting Committee