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Top Influencers: 41 UK Chairman of the Board’s To Follow in 2022

Co-owner & Chairman of the Board play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Co-owner & Chairman of the Board role. We have selected these Co-owner & Chairman of the Board’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Co-owner & Chairman of the Board’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Sergey Portnov

Co-owner & Chairman of the Board @ Parimatch

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Sergey manages Parimatch, which is an international holding company with a 22-year betting experience, represented in 6 former CIS countries. Betting company Parimatch occupies leading position on markets. Sergey got education in England, graduated from the University of Salford, specialty – Gambling & Leisure management (manager in the field of gambling). Credo: “People are the main fund and driver to the company’s success”. Learn more about Sergey Portnov on Crunchbase…

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Robert Milton

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ United Airlines

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Robert Milton is a Member of the Board of Directors at United Continental Holdings Inc. since April 2016. Robert was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. and was Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada. Having joined Air Canada in 1992 in a consulting capacity, Robert moved from the role of Senior Director of Scheduling to Vice President of Scheduling and Product Management, Senior Vice President of Marketing and In-Flight Service and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Robert became President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada in 1999. Robert is currently the Lead Director of Air Lease Corporation, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and a Trustee of the Georgia Tech Foundation Inc. Robert was a past Member of the Board of Directors of US Airways, Inc., and was also a past Chairman of the Board of Governors of IATA (The International Air Transport Association). Robert graduated in 1983 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Industrial Management. Learn more about Robert Milton on Crunchbase…

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Henrik Kraft

Vice Chairman Of The Board @ Sportlight Technology

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Sportlight Technology is a sports analytics startup that renders relevant and accurate information to professional sports organisations. Read more aboutSportlight Technology on Crunchbase…

Mike Parton

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Arqiva

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Mike brings a wealth of relevant experience from the telecoms and technology industry to Arqiva. Mike started his career as a Chartered Management Accountant, working for a number of UK technology companies including ICL, GEC, STC and Marconi. He moved into General Management in 1995 at Marconi, and became CEO in 2001. Between 2001 and 2006 Mike was CEO of Marconi before overseeing a sale of the company to Ericsson. In 2007, Mike became Chairman of Damovo and joined the Board of Tele2, becoming Chairman there in 2010. Mike stepped down from the Board of Damovo in 2015 following a sale of the company. Learn more about Mike Parton on Crunchbase…

Arqiva is a communications infrastructure and media services company. Read more aboutArqiva on Crunchbase…

Rupert Robson

Chairman of the Board of Director @ EMF Capital

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Rupert was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 23 June 2015.Rupert has held a number of senior roles in financial institutions, including Chairman of Charles Taylor plc and Non-Executive Director of London Metal Exchange Holdings Limited, Tenet Group Limited and OJSC Nomos Bank. Prior to that he was Global Head, Financial Institutions Group, Corporate Investment Banking and Markets at HSBC and Head of European Insurance, Investment Banking at Citigroup Global Markets.Chairman of Tullett Prebon plc, Sanne Group plc and EMF Capital Partners.Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Learn more about Rupert Robson on Crunchbase…

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John Farrell

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Four Communications

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John Former president and CEO of Publicis Groupe Specialised Agencies and Marketing Services (SAMS), John is an expert in marketing, communications and advertising.Prior to his position at the Publicis Groupe, John was president and CEO of D’Arcy Worldwide, one of the top ten global advertising and communications networks. John has a career spanning more than 20 years and has provided consultancy services to businesses including The European Golf Tour, Saatchi & Saatchi and Leagas Delaney. John also serves in non-executive/chairman positions for several advertising, media, marketing services and retail businesses.John received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from Nottingham Trent University, UK, and has received numerous industry awards. He is a member of various industry bodies on both sides of the Atlantic. Learn more about John Farrell on Crunchbase…

Four is a leading independent, integrated communications agency with offices in London and the Gulf. Read more aboutFour Communications on Crunchbase…

Rupert Pennant-Rea

Chairman of the Board @ Royal London Group

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Appointed as non-executive chairman in July 2009, having served as a non-executive director since August 2006. Chairman of Royal London Group, and a non-executive director of Go-Ahead Group, Gold Fields, Times Newspapers and Hochschild Mining. Editor of The Economist from 1986 to 1993 and deputy governor of the Bank of England from 1993 to 1995. Learn more about Rupert Pennant-Rea on Crunchbase…

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Chris Bell

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ XLMedia

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Chris Bell Is The CEO At Ladbrokes PLC. Learn more about Chris Bell on Crunchbase…

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George Theobald

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Flame Tree Group

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George Theobald is a Non-executive Director at FTG Holdings and currently the Chairman of the board. George has been the driving force behind the growth of a number of East African companies spread out across various sectors. George has lived in East Africa since 1983, after a commission in the British Army and a time in London working as a stockbroker. He worked as the General Manager of Lonrho Tanzania Ltd before founding Tatepa Ltd, where he serves as the Managing Director of the publically listed company (the largest smallholder tea and avocado producer in Tanzania). He is also the Chairman of Kariki Group (a group of flower farms) in Kenya and the Chairman of Nomad Group (a chain of safari lodges) in Tanzania. Learn more about George Theobald on Crunchbase…

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Roy Franklin

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Cuadrilla

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Roy Franklin is the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Statoil since June 2015. Roy was a Member of the Board of Directors at StatoilHydro from October 2007 and Statoil from November 2009 until June 2013. Roy has previously been the chair of both the board’s safety, sustainability and ethics committee and the board’s audit committee. Roy was also previously a Member of the Board of Directors at StatoilHydro from October 2007 and Statoil from November 2009 until June 2013. Roy is also a Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Keller Group plc, a London-based international engineering company and Cuadrilla Resources Holdings Limited, a privately held UK company focusing on unconventional energy sources. Roy is also a Member of the Board of Directors at the Australian oil and gas company Santos Ltd., the private equity firm Kerogen Capital Ltd. and the London-based international engineering company Amec Foster Wheeler. A geologist by training, Roy has over 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry. Roy spent 18 years in various exploration and management positions with BP, before leaving to join Clyde Petroleum plc, where he became Group Managing Director in 1994. Roy subsequently became Chief Executive Officer at Paladin Resources plc, a position he held until the company’s sale to Talisman in 2006. Roy earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Southampton, UK. In 2004, Roy was awarded an Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to the oil and gas industry. Roy is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Cuardrilla since April 2015, having joined the board of Cuadrilla Resources in 2012. Learn more about Roy Franklin on Crunchbase…

Cuadrilla is owned exploration and production company. Read more aboutCuadrilla on Crunchbase…

Charles McVeigh

Chairman of the Board of Director @ Rubicon Fund Management

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Charles was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2000. Formerly, he was Co-Chairman of Citigroup’s European Investment Bank and served on the Boards of Witan Investment Company plc, Clearstream, the London Stock Exchange, LIFFE, British American Business Inc and was a member of both the Development Board and Advisory Council of the Prince’s Trust, he was also a Non-Executive Director of Petropavlovsk plc until mid 2015. e was appointed by the Bank of England to serve on the City Capital Markets Committee and the Legal Risk Review Committee and was a member of the Fulbright Commission. Charles has recently become Chairman of Rubicon Fund Management, a successful London based hedge fund.A Senior Adviser at Citigroup, Charles also serves on the Board of EFG-Hermes and is a Trustee of the Landmark Trust and the Natural History Museum Development Board. Learn more about Charles McVeigh on Crunchbase…

Rubicon Fund Management LLP is a privately owned investment management partnership. Read more aboutRubicon Fund Management on Crunchbase…

David Rasche

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ GB Group

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Appointed to the Board in September 2010. He was the founder of SSP Holdings Limited, one of the largest specialist insurance software houses in the world. David has over 40 years IT industry experience with over 35 years at board level in the software and services sectors. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Onyx Group. Learn more about David Rasche on Crunchbase…

GB Group offers a series of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers. Read more aboutGB Group on Crunchbase…

Ken Powell

Executive Chairman of the Board @ ReViral

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Prior to his current role, Ken had very extensive experience of the Biotechnology sector. In reverse order he was: Executive Chairman of Q-Chip a Cardiff, Wales based life science company developing novel delayed release formulations of drugs (merged with Midatech and the joint company listed on AIM in 2015). Founder and CEO of Arrow Therapeutics Ltd (a specialised antiviral drug discovery company acquired by Astra-Zeneca PLC for $150 million in February 2007). Professor at UCL and Deputy Director of the Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research where he had responsibility for commercial activity including setting up five biotechnology start-up companies. He was a senior Pharmaceutical executive with the Wellcome Foundation which he decided to leave at the Wellcome/Glaxo merger. He has had a successful academic career in the UK and USA. He is an expert virologist and has been involved in the development of multiple drugs including anti-viral compounds against herpes viruses, HIV, Hepatitis C and RSV. Learn more about Ken Powell on Crunchbase…

ReViral is a biotechnology company that develops and offers antiviral therapies for patients. Read more aboutReViral on Crunchbase…

John Hughes

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Spectris

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John Hughes CBE has more than 30 years’ experience leading global, high-technology businesses. He has significant experience of managing growth companies, especially those supplying complex solutions and services to business customers and the development of leadership teams. He previously held senior executive positions at Thales Group, Lucent Technologies and Hewlett Packard, and was non-executive chairman of Intec Telecom Systems plc, a non-executive director of Chloride Group plc and the Vitec Group plc. Until 2015 he was executive chairman of Sepura plc. In 2016 he stepped down as executive chairman of Telecity Group plc. Non-executive chairman of Just Eat plc. Non-executive director of CSG International Inc. and Equinix Inc. (both NASDAQ-listed companies). Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society. Learn more about John Hughes on Crunchbase…

Spectris is a supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. Read more aboutSpectris on Crunchbase…

Paul Vickery

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Silicon MicroGravity

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Paul Vickery is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Silicon Microgravity since September 2014. Paul is an experienced Board Director with a background in private equity / venture capital and as an entrepreneur. Paul is the Founder of four university spin outs from Oxford University, Cambridge University, Imperial College and Surrey University; acting as Chairman in three companies and raising a total of £25m over multiple investment rounds. Paul has invested in the oil and gas sector and has extensive experience of serving as a Director in early stage, energy-related companies. As an Investor Paul was a Member of the Board of Directors of 3i plc and led 3i’s activities in Japan as Senior Managing Director. Paul has a B.Sc. in Production Engineering from University of Strathclyde and a Diploma in Japanese Business Studies. Learn more about Paul Vickery on Crunchbase…

Silicon MicroGravity is a company developing novel sensor technology. Read more aboutSilicon MicroGravity on Crunchbase…

Nick Land

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Vodafone Foundation @ Vodafone

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Nick Land joined the board in 2006 and is chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. Solely for the purposes of relevant legislation, he is the board’s appointed financial expert on the Audit and Risk Committee. In June 2006 he retired as chairman of Ernst & Young LLP after a distinguished career spanning 36 years with the firm. He became an audit partner in 1978 and held a number of management appointments before becoming managing partner in 1992. He was appointed chairman and joined the Global Executive Board of Ernst & Young Global LLP in 1995. He is a non-executive director of BBA Aviation plc and the Ashmore Group plc, and was appointed as a non-executive director of the Financial Reporting Council on 1 April 2011. He is an advisor to Silicon Valley Bank, London, the board of Dentons UKMEA LLP, and a member of the Advisory Board of Alsbridge plc. He is a member of the Finance and Audit Committees of the National Gallery and is also chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Vodafone Foundation. Learn more about Nick Land on Crunchbase…

Vodafone is a mobile telecommunications company that offers voice, messaging, and data services. Read more aboutVodafone on Crunchbase…

Danny Kessler

Chairman of the Board & Investor @ Sharegain

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Sharegain is a capital markets fintech democratising the $2.5tn securities lending industry. Read more aboutSharegain on Crunchbase…

John Newton

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board @ Gravity Media Group

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Gravity Media Group is a global provider of live broadcast facilities and production services. Read more aboutGravity Media Group on Crunchbase…

Nicky Dulieu

Chairman of the Board of Director @ Notcutts Group Limited

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Nicky Dulieu was appointed to the Huntsworth Board as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015, and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Nicky trained as an accountant with Marks & Spencer plc and undertook numerous strategic and financial roles in the company over a 23 year period, including Finance Director of the Food Division from 2004 to 2005. From 2006 to 2008, Nicky was Finance Director/Chief Operating Officer at Hobbs Limited and was Chief Executive between 2008 and 2014. She is a Non-Executive Director of Adnams plc and Chair of Notcutts Group Limited. Learn more about Nicky Dulieu on Crunchbase…

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Andrew Irvine

Chairman of the board and Founder @ MatchPlace Limited

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New generation Fintech platform. Integrating Financial Services solutions, bridging the gap between Financial Institutions and SMEs Read more aboutMatchPlace Limited on Crunchbase…

Dennis Millard

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Connect Group

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Dennis’ former appointments include Chairman of Connect Group plc, Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Premier Farnell plc, Chief Financial Officer of Cookson Group plc, Finance Director of Medeva plc and a member of the Economic Affairs Committee of the CBI. Dennis has a broad commercial and financial experience in the retail, service, distribution and manufacturing sectors in the UK and internationally. Dennis is a member of the South African Instituted of Chartered Accountants and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town. Learn more about Dennis Millard on Crunchbase…

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Nick Burns

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Capita Employee Benefits

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Nick has been a pioneer in the Employee Benefits industry for over 25 years. He created and led Bluefin Corporate Consulting, a new challenger brand in the sector. He then led the merger of Bluefin with Capita Hartshead to create Capita Employee Benefits which is now the world’s largest UK–owned Employee Benefits organisation. Learn more about Nick Burns on Crunchbase…

Capita Employee Benefits which is now the world’s largest UK–owned Employee Benefits organisation. Read more aboutCapita Employee Benefits on Crunchbase…

Godfrey Ainsworth

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors @ IQE

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Godfrey Ainsworth qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was employed by Coopers & Lybrand before becoming an audit partner and then corporate finance partner with Spicer & Oppenheim. He founded Gambit Corporate Finance in 1992, a practice specialising in the provision of corporate finance services where he was Managing Partner until his retirement from the firm on 30 November 2009. He has held several Non-Executive Directorship appointments, including assignments for 3i plc and the Welsh Development Agency. He has provided advice to IQE (formerly EPI) since its inception and was appointed to the Board in 1997. He was appointed to the Board of IQE Plc in April 1999, and was appointed chairman in February 2002. Learn more about Godfrey Ainsworth on Crunchbase…

IQE is the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products. Read more aboutIQE on Crunchbase…

Roger R. Bilboul

Chairman of the Board @ Information Today

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Still waiting for my bags after being sent from pillar to post by BA. Spent 2 days phoning, emailing, twitting... all to no avail.

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Roger R. Bilboul is a Chairman of the Board at Information Today. Learn more about Roger R. Bilboul on Crunchbase…

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John Pluthero

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ MyAppConverter

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Lord Rothermere

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ DMG Media

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Lord Rothermere has been Chairman of DMGT and a Non-Executive Director of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC since 1998. Lord Rothermere worked at the International Herald Tribune in Paris and the Mirror Group before moving to Northcliffe Newspapers Group in 1995. In 1997 Lord Rothermere became Managing Director of the Evening Standard. Learn more about Lord Rothermere on Crunchbase…

DMG media is a consumer media company engaged in print and online newspaper publishing. Read more aboutDMG Media on Crunchbase…

Andrew Barron

Chairman of the Board of Director @ Com Hem

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Andrew Barron was COO of Virgin Media and MTG, CEO of Chellomedia, Executive Vice-President Walt Disney Europe and management consultant at McKinsey & Co. Learn more about Andrew Barron on Crunchbase…

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Micky Arison

Chairman of the Board Carnival Corporation & plc @ Carnival Cruise Line

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Micky Arison grew up in the cruise business and spent the better part of two decades learning it from the ground up before being appointed chairman in 1990. Mr. Arison began in the sales department at Carnival Cruise Lines and worked his way up becoming reservations manager in 1974. He became vice president of passenger traffic in 1976, and just three years later, Mr. Arison was named president. In 1987, Carnival went public, raising $400 million for future expansion, and by early 1989, Mr. Arison engineered the acquisition of the venerable Holland America Line. The purchase also included Windstar Cruises and Westours (now Holland America Princess Tours), a leading Alaska tour operator, giving Carnival entrée to the premium segment of the cruise industry. Over the next several years, Carnival Corporation acquired brands in various other markets including ultra-luxury Cunard Line and Seabourn Cruise Line, as well as contemporary European operator Costa Cruises, the region’s number one cruise line. In April 2003, Mr. Arison spearheaded the transaction combining Carnival Corporation’s six cruise operators with the brands of P&O Princess Cruises, creating a truly global cruise operator with the leading cruise brands in both North America and Europe. Learn more about Micky Arison on Crunchbase…

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Rona Fairhead

Chairman of the Board @ BBC Trust

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RONA FAIRHEAD serves as Chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a U.K.-based international public service broadcaster. From 2006 to 2013, she served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Times Group Limited, a division of Pearson plc, and, prior to that, she served as Pearson’s Chief Financial Officer. Pearson is an international media and education company and the Financial Times Group provides financial news, data, commentary and analysis to the international business community. Prior to joining Pearson, Fairhead held a variety of leadership positions at Bombardier Inc. and Imperial Chemical Industries plc. Until 2014, she was a member of the United Kingdom Government’s Cabinet Office, where she chaired the Cabinet Office Audit and Risk Committees. She currently serves on the board of HSBC Holdings plc, a publicly traded financial institution, and chairs the board of HSBC North America Holdings Inc. She formerly served on the boards of Pearson until 2013 and Interactive Data Corporation until 2010. Learn more about Rona Fairhead on Crunchbase…

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John Armitt

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ National Express Group

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Sir John Armitt is chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority, the body responsible for the venues, infrastructure and transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Since November 2012 he has also been a member of the Airports Commission, which is to present options to the government to maintain the UK’s status as an international hub for aviation. Sir John has extensive experience in the construction and transport sectors. Previously, he was chief executive of Network Rail (2002–2007) and of Railtrack plc (from 2001). From 1986 to 1993 he was chairman of Laing’s international and civil engineering divisions, a company he joined as a graduate in 1966. From 1993 to 1997 he was chief executive of Union Railways, the company responsible for development of the high-speed Channel Tunnel rail link. In 1997 he became chief executive of Costain, a position he held until 2001. Sir John is chairman of National Express Group and of City and Guilds. He is also deputy chairman of the Berkeley Group and a member of the board of Transport for London. He is a former chairman of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and vice-president of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Learn more about John Armitt on Crunchbase…

National Express is one of the most recognised brands in the UK. Read more aboutNational Express Group on Crunchbase…

Jeff Painter

Chairman of the Board @ unrival

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Adviser and mentor to the team, Jeff has 40 years’ experience including at board level within the UK Financial Services and Insurance sector, where he was Director of Direct Distribution at AXA Sunlife Plc.In addition to being appointed Chairman, he advises the team on Corporate Planning and Business Strategy, People Development and Enterprise Sales. Learn more about Jeff Painter on Crunchbase…

SaaS, Sales, Client, Business Intel Read more aboutunrival on Crunchbase…

Jeremy Gibbs

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Scientific Digital Imaging (SDI)

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Jeremy Gibbs is a Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Scientific Digital Imaging (SDI) since June 2008. Jeremy was a Chief Executive Officer at Adaptivity Limited, a corporate finance boutique. Jeremy’s early career saw him obtaining management and consultancy positions in British Rail Engineering Limited, Edwards High Vacuum International and The BOC Group plc, all engineering or technology driven companies. Jeremy was a Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Futuremedia plc from 1997 to 2001 and its Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998 to 2001. Futuremedia was listed on NASDAQ. Jeremy was a Member of the Board of Directors at Synoptics from 2001 to 2008. Jeremy graduated (B.A. & M.A.) from Oxford University in 1978 in Engineering Science, subsequently qualifying as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Chartered Electrical Engineer. Learn more about Jeremy Gibbs on Crunchbase…

Scientific Digital Imaging designs and manufactures digital imaging technology. Read more aboutScientific Digital Imaging (SDI) on Crunchbase…

Julia Hobsbawm

Founder & Chairman Of The Board @ Editorial Intelligence

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Knowledge Networking, Thought Leadership Read more aboutEditorial Intelligence on Crunchbase…

Adrian Pike

Chairman Of The Board @ HS Orka

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Neeshu Lukha

Chairman of the Board @ Realeyes

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Neeshu chairs Realeyes’ Board and leads business development with key brands. Neeshu comes to Realeyes with over 17 years brand management experience at Procter & Gamble (where he obtained P&G peak advanced level in marketing and advertising) and running Yum! Restaurants in Europe for another 3 years. He has successfully grown businesses over a diverse spectrum, including US, Europe and 15+ years in emerging markets, 50+ brands over 25 categories, and a wide variety of business situations like launching and designing new brands, expanding established brands, entering new geographies and segments, turnarounds, high-growth markets, economic downturns, joint ventures, technology and innovation partnerships and numerous acquisitions. Neeshu has worked across businesses such as Olay, Hugo Boss, Pampers, Pizza Hut, KFC, Gillette, Crest, Braun, Vicks, and in marketing these brands has also lead development of new marketing models and new research & innovation approaches. Learn more about Neeshu Lukha on Crunchbase…

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Martin Burke

Founding Member of the Board of Directors & Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Exception

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Martin is a founding director of Exception and also serves as chairman. His responsibilities include strategic development of the business, consulting services, digital, and technology delivery. Martin is also responsible for Waracle, an Exception Group company, who provide mobile app solutions and services. Having worked on both the client and service side of the industry throughout his career, Martin has extensive experience of technology transformation across a number of sectors. Learn more about Martin Burke on Crunchbase…

Exception is an IT Consultancy and Services company that collaborates with many of the UK’s largest companies and Government organisations. Read more aboutException on Crunchbase…

Steve Davies

Chairman Of The Board @ Phrasee

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Phrasee is AI that specializes in language generation for email marketing, push, and Facebook copy. Read more aboutPhrasee on Crunchbase…

Philip Rowley

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Livestation

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Philip Rowley joined the Board in January 2005 and will be retiring at the 2014 AGM. He was Chairman and CEO of AOL Europe, the internet services and web brands provider until February 2007 and Chairman of HMV Group plc until early 2013. He is a qualified chartered accountant and was Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc from 1998 to 2000 and Deputy CEO and CFO of the General Merchandise Division until 2001. Prior to that, his roles included EVP, Chief Financial Officer of EMI Music Worldwide. Learn more about Philip Rowley on Crunchbase…

Livestation is an online platform that distributes live television and radio broadcasts over a data network. Read more aboutLivestation on Crunchbase…

Peter Burridge

Chairman of the Board of Director @ Team Telecom Group

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Peter became Chairman of TTG in May 2008 having previously worked as group managing director since 2003.Prior to this he spent many years in the technology investments and restructuring sectors in various senior roles. Learn more about Peter Burridge on Crunchbase…

Operating in markets ranging from the emergency services and transport, to mobile networks and airports, each of our companies has a Read more aboutTeam Telecom Group on Crunchbase…

William Knight

Chairman of the Board of Directors @ Myanmar Investments International (MIL)

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Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Burton

Chairman of the Board @ Information Assurance Advisory Council

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The IAAC is a private sector led, cross-industry forum dedicated to promoting a safe and secure Information Society. Read more aboutInformation Assurance Advisory Council on Crunchbase…

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Top Influencers: 9 UK CFO and Co-Founder’s To Follow in 2022

Top Influencers: 11 UK Chief Business Officer’s To Follow in 2022