Margaret Ford will take up position at Royal Bank of Canada after she steps down as chair of English Partnerships

Margaret Ford, chair of English Partnerships, will take up a new post at the Royal Bank of Canada later this year, it has been revealed.

Ford, who will leave EP just before completing her six-year term as chair, will be a managing director in the bank’s global infrastructure group.

Starting in November, she will head up the social infrastructure and development team and will report directly to the chair of the bank’s European arm, Adrian Bell.

Ford’s career to date includes positions at Ofgem, Scottish Homes, PWC and Serco Group.