Chair, Chatham House
Lord O’Neill is chair of Chatham House and vice chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership. Since leaving government in 2015 – having been commercial secretary to the UK Treasury – he moved to the House of Lords. He led an independent review into anti-microbial resistance for British prime minister David Cameron from 2014 to 2016. From 2013 to 2014, he chaired the Cities Growth Commission in the United Kingdom. Jim worked for Goldman Sachs from 1995 until 2013, spending most of his time there as chief economist. Before 1995, he worked for Swiss Bank Corporation, Marine Midland Bank and Bank of America.