Press Release

Sajid Javid steps down from advisory role at J.P. Morgan following his appointment to the U.K. government

Sajid Javid has left his role as a member of J.P. Morgan’s EMEA Advisory Council following his appointment to the U.K. government today as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Mr. Javid had been a member of the Council since August 2020.


Founded in 2005, J.P. Morgan's EMEA Advisory Council comprises of a distinguished group of senior advisors from both the public and private sectors who provide the bank and its clients with insight into local market opportunities and wider macro issues.


Vittorio Grilli, Chairman of the Council, said: “Sajid’s experience across business and public life has provided a vital broader perspective that both the J.P. Morgan team and our clients are grateful to have benefited from. It is important for all companies to have the wisdom of trusted advisors who are away from the day-to-day of running the business to consider how to invest for the future.”


Vis Raghavan, CEO of EMEA at J.P. Morgan, added: “I’d like to thank Sajid for the time he has spent with J.P. Morgan. We all wish him the very best as he takes on such an important role as Health Secretary, and at what is a crucial time for our country as we look to recover from the pandemic.”