Term of Office
Appointed in October 2010. Last re-elected in May 2020.
Length of Service
10 years 3 months
Skills and Experience
Leadership roles in a number of different industries such as banking, retail, marketing and consumer goods, as well as in the charity and public sectors – for organisations big and small. Formerly Chair of Cogent (the leading independent marketing agency), President of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank and a member of the operating board and Non‑Executive Director at Cancer Research UK.
Chair of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. Chair of Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP. 2022 Organising Committee Commonwealth Games.
*The Nomination Committee considered Tim Pile to be independent in thought and judgement in spite of his length of service.