Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Joined the Board in July 2003, appointed as Chairman in May 2010. Last re-elected in May 2016. Also chairs the Nomination Committee.
Significant current listed company Board experience as Chairman and as a Non-Executive Director: previously Non-Executive Director of AZ Electronic Materials SA (until 2014) and CSR plc (until 2013). Previous executive roles include Group Finance Director of RHM plc, taking a lead role in its flotation in July 2005 on the London Stock Exchange, and CEO of Enodis plc. Also held Senior Executive positions with Dalgety plc, Amersham International plc and Guinness plc. Chartered Accountant, former partner of Price Waterhouse. Graduate of the University of Oxford.
Chairman of The Go-Ahead Group plc and Fox Marble Holdings plc, and Non-Executive Director at Northgate plc.