Bridgepoint committee

Bridgepoint has appointed Penny Hughes, Sir George Mathewson and Alan Milburn to its newly created advisory committee. Bridgepoint chairman David Shaw chairs the new committee.

Hughes (44) was president of Coca-Cola UK and Ireland up to 1995 and is a non-executive director of Vodafone, Gap, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and Trinity Mirror.

Mathewson (63) is chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland plc and a non-executive director of Santander Central Hispano SA and Scottish Investment Trust.

Milburn (45) was Secretary of State for Health in the UK until June 2003 and is the Labour MP for Darlington. He was previously chief secretary to the Treasury.