Angus Winther spent 27 years working in the investment banking industry, primarily advising clients in the insurance and financial services industries. He co-founded Lexicon Partners, a London based investment banking advisory firm, in 2000 and was closely involved in the leadership of that firm until it was acquired by Evercore in 2011. He served as a senior advisor at Evercore until October 2016, when he left the firm to pursue other interests. His business interests include being a non-executive director of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (a specialist insurance, broking and asset management group), Hiscox Syndicates Limited (a Lloyd’s managing agent) and Trinity Exploration and Production plc (an AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company) as well as an advisory board member of Haggie Partners (a financial PR firm) and the Mako Group (a derivatives trading group). He is also a trustee of several charities.