Leith joined Par as Non Executive Chairman in 2016, following a distinguished career at Royal Bank of Scotland where he held senior roles including Deputy Chief Executive of RBS Global Banking and Markets. Prior to RBS, he held a variety of positions at the Bank of Scotland culminating in Head of Structured Finance. Leith retired from banking in 2009. Leith is also Non Executive Chairman of Intrum UK and Southernwood Capital. Leith was also Non-Executive Chairman at Specialist Risk Group, successfully sold in 2021 and Non-Executive Director at Giles Insurance and Senior Adviser to Jamieson Corporate Finance. Leith’s focus at Par is to help the Partners develop and drive strategy, Chair the Board and promote Par to Leith’s many contacts.
Outside of work, Leith enjoys golf, shooting, fishing, fine wine and excellent malt whisky.