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Vanda Murray

Chair of the board

Committee Membership

Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Term of Office

Appointed to the Board, as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board, on 9 May 2018. Also chairs the Nomination Committee.

Skills and Experience

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, with extensive corporate leadership and executive experience covering a wide range of UK and international business roles. Previously Chief Executive of Blick plc a £100m security, communications and time management solutions group with operations in the UK, Europe and worldwide from 2001 until the successful sale of this business to The Stanley Works Inc. in 2004. Also Managing Director of Ultraframe plc from 2004 to 2006. In addition, she has served as a non-executive director with a number of other listed companies, including in the construction sector. Non-executive director of Manchester Airports Group since 2010, and Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the Board of Governors of Manchester Metropolitan University since 2014. Awarded an OBE, in 2002, for Services to Industry and to Exports.

External appointments

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Bunzl plc, Non-Executive Director of Redrow plc.