Anita Frew

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Anita Margaret Frew (born 24 June 1957)[1] is a Scottish businessperson and Chairman of Victrex.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born in Scotland, she is the daughter of a Supermarine Spitfire pilot, and youngest of three daughters.[3] Frew was educated at an all-girls convent in Norwich (Sacred Heart of Jesus),[3] before graduating from University of Strathclyde.[4]


On graduation she joined Royal Bank of Scotland,[3] before moving to Scottish Provident where she served as Head of UK Investment.[5] Frew then became Director of Corporate Development at WPP plc.[5]

Since 2000 and based in London, she has become a non-executive director of various commercial organisations;[5] as well as a pro bono non-executive director of various artistic organisations, including the Donmar Warehouse and the Gate Theatre.[4]


Frew is a non-executive director of: Lloyds Banking Group;[6][7] Aberdeen Asset Management;[8] IMI plc;[1] Ansbacher Holdings; Securities Trust of Scotland; Northumbrian Water; Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO; STOS plc; The City of London Investment Trust Plc; Archant;[4] NXT Plc.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Frew has one son, who is a diplomat.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Anita Frew". IMI plc. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Board Directors". Victrex. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Anita Frew". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  4. ^ a b c "Two new directors join board". Archant. 17 September 2001. Retrieved 2012-02-10. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c d "Anita Frew". Business Week. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  6. ^ "Non Executive Directors". Lloyds Bank. Archived from the original on 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  7. ^ "Board Moves". Sunday Times. 21 November 2010. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  8. ^ "Anita Frew". Aberdeen Asset Management. Retrieved 2012-02-10.