Eric Watson

Chief Operating Officer
Eric Watson — Chief Operating Officer

Eric is the Chief Operating Officer at SANNE. Based in it’s Jersey headquarters, Eric oversees SANNE’s group support functions of IT, Change Management (including Transformation and Acquisition Integration), Facilities, Operations, Human Resources, Legal and Co-sec.  

Eric's focus is on both ensuring the continuing efficiency and effectiveness of SANNE’s operating platform across the group as well as building capabilities to support future growth across the business’ core service areas.

Eric joined SANNE from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was programme director for Williams & Glyn Financial Crime. Prior to that, Eric was at Standard Life and a member of the Standard Life executive leadership group. Whilst at Standard Life, Eric was in responsible for change management, business transformation and acquisition integration. His core experience includes leading large-scale business acquisition integration and divestments, implementing major business transformation initiatives and designing and implementing complex end-to-end operating models.