Angela Knight, CBE, is chief executive of the British Bankers’ Association. She is also a non-executive director on the boards of International Financial Services, London (IFSL), Brewin Dolphin plc, and the Financial Services Skills Council. From 1987 to 1992 she was councillor and chief whip on Sheffield City Council. She entered the British Parliament in 1992 as MP for Erewash and was economic secretary to the Treasury between 1995 and 1997, when she lost her seat at the general election. She was chief executive of the Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers from 1997 to 2006. Knight has an honors degree in chemistry from Bristol University.