Sir Bradley Fried

Independent Board Member, London


Brad was raised in South Africa and trained with Arthur Andersen before moving to the US. After graduating with an MBA from Wharton, he joined McKinsey in New York where he was a partner in the firm’s Financial Institutions Group.

In 1999 Brad relocated to London to run Investec Bank in the UK. In 2009 he co-founded the private investment firm, Grovepoint. In 2012 Brad was appointed to the Court of Directors of the Bank of England and was Chair of Court from 2018 until June 2022.

Brad is a Governor of the London Business School and was previously the CEO-in-Residence and a Fellow in Finance at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School.

Brad is currently Chair of Preqin Holding Limited as well as the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.