Since retirement as Deputy Chairman and Director General of the Inland Revenue responsible for the department’s UK operations, Geoff has held non-executive roles with the Treasury, the Cabinet Office, the Bank of England and several other government departments.
In Devon, he has held leadership and trustee roles in a number of charities, including St John Ambulance, the Exeter University Foundation, the Council for Exeter Cathedral, where he is a Lay Canon, and the Devon County Agricultural Association, the umbrella charity for the County Show, where he is an Honorary Life Vice President and a former Chief Steward.
Geoff lives in Exmouth with his wife Sylvia. They have two children and three grandchildren. His passions, apart from his family, include golf and supporting the Exeter Chiefs.