Stephen Catto, 2nd Baron Catto

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Stephen Gordon Catto, 2nd Baron Catto (14 January 1923 – 3 September 2001), was a British banker and businessman.

Educated at Eton College and Cambridge University, Catto in 1948 joined merchant bank Morgan Grenfell & Co. (where his father had previously been a partner) after four years service in the Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve.[1] He was appointed a director in 1957[2] and chairman of the bank in 1974.[3] He became chairman of the group holding company, Morgan Grenfell Holdings, in 1979.[4] Other directorships held included Yule Catto & Co plc (from 1960, Chairman from 1971 until 23 May 2000) and Times Newspapers Holdings Ltd.


  1. ^ Burk, p. 187
  2. ^ Burk, p. 188
  3. ^ Burk, p. 240
  4. ^ Burk, p. 241
  • Burk, Kathleen (1989). Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank. Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0-19-828306-5. 

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Sivewright Catto
Baron Catto Succeeded by
Innes Gordon Catto