Senior Advisers

Peter Sands

Senior Adviser

Peter Sands has been a Senior Adviser to Shore Capital since November 2016. He brings extensive experience and a deep understanding of international markets to the Group’s advisory panel following his nine-year tenure as Chief Executive of Standard Chartered. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, a non-executive board member of the UK’s Department of Health, a director of the Institute of International Finance, a director of the World Economic Forum and the Executive Director responsible for the overall leadership and management of The Global Fund partnership investing more than US$4 billion a year to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in more than 100 countries.

Andrew Higginson

Senior Adviser

Andrew Higginson has been a Senior Adviser to Shore Capital since March 2016. He is an experienced and distinguished executive, having operated at a senior level in numerous successful British businesses. He latterly spent 15 years on the board of Tesco plc. He was previously the Chair of Poundland Group plc and N Brown Group plc, Senior Independent Director of Sky plc and a Non-Executive Director of the Rugby Football Union. Amongst his current roles, he serves as Chair of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc and is Senior Independent Director at Flutter Entertainment plc.

Matthew Elliott

Senior Political Adviser

Matthew Elliott joined Shore Capital as its Senior Political Adviser in April 2016. He was previously Chief Executive of the successful Vote Leave campaign in the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union in 2016. He has been described by the Financial Times as “one of the most formidable political strategists in Westminster” and by the New Statesman as “one of the most successful – and feared – campaigners in British politics”. Previously, he led the successful NOtoAV campaign in the 2011 referendum on changing Britain’s voting system, and he also founded the TaxPayers’ Alliance and Business for Britain. He has written four books, appears regularly on TV and radio, and is a frequent speaker both in the UK and overseas.