Dev Clever announces the appointment of former Virgin and Lloyds Banking Group Director Truett Tate as Non-Executive Director

Chris Jeffries


Dev Clever is pleased to announce that, with immediate effect, Truett Tate will be joining the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. In addition, Truett Tate will also be a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Truett has had a distinguished and global career spanning five decades in predominantly banking and finance in highly regulated international environments. He has served on the Boards of Lloyds Banking Group PLC and was Chairman of Lloyds Development Capital (LDC). He most recently retired as Chairman of QBE NA – the insurance conglomerate and was previously CEO at the Australia New Zealand Banking Group (ANZB) for North America, Europe, Japan and Korea.

He currently serves as Chairman of Reference Point (Management Consultancy), The Ellig Group (Executive Search), Thinkably (Edtech) and TLC Lions (Corporate Culture Consultancy), as well as other academic, association and charitable institutions. Previously, he served with a number of large international businesses, including as Chairman of Arora International, the UK-based hotel and property Group and Board Member of Towergate and Virgin Group. Truett additionally holds positions on the Boards of several not-for-profit organisations/charities.

Truett Tate’s wealth of experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors, as well as serving as Chairman for the Edtech company Thinkably, makes his appointment as Non-Executive Director to Dev Clever a perfect match, especially as Dev Clever continues to make significant growth in the Ed Tech sector.

Chris Jeffries, Joint Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Dev Clever commented:

“Truett brings a very significant depth of Board level expertise in running, directing and chairing multinational corporations. He also has a passion for the EdTech space. We are very pleased to be welcoming him to the Board of Dev Clever and look forward greatly to his support and guidance as we continue to roll our products and services internationally.”

Truett Tate added:

“Supporting young people in their education, and how that education impacts career selection, is something that I maintain a deep passion for. Dev Clever supports the world’s youth in achieving just that. It is committed to innovation and technology and I am deeply impressed with the progress it has made to date. I am looking forward to joining the Board and supporting the sustained progress of the business.”

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