Sir David Brown joined the Board as Non-executive Director in May 2010 and became Chairman in March 2012. He was Chairman of Motorola Ltd from 1997 to 2008 and was also Motorola’s Global Governance Advisor. A Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, he was President of the Federation of the Electronics Industry and President of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. He was the first President of the Chartered Quality Institute, during which time it secured its Royal Charter status. He is the Chairman of DRS Data & Research Services plc and non-executive director of two other companies.
Howard was appointed to the Board in November 2008 and assumed the position of Chief Executive in January 2009. After a period at Associated British Ports his early career was spent in business development roles in the fields of shipping, logistics, and B2B marketing with Inchcape PLC in the UK, Japan, China and the Middle East. Subsequently he joined SHV Holdings NV where he held general management positions in the energy division, including Chief Executive of Calor Group Ltd., UK and Senior Vice President on the International Management Board of SHV Gas in the Netherlands.
Craig Smith FCCA
Group Finance Director
Member of the Executive and the Banking and General Purposes Committees
Craig Smith joined the Board as Group Finance Director in August 2011. A Chartered Certified Accountant, he began his career in 1985 with Coats Viyella PLC, undertaking finance roles in Australia, Spain, the UK, Morocco, Hungary and Finland. On his return to the UK in 1997 he was European Finance Director for two large American corporations in the product identification and printing ink industries. Immediately prior to joining BSI he was Group Finance Director of two UK listed companies, Huntleigh Technology PLC from 2003 to 2007 and Management Consulting Group PLC from 2007 onwards.
Dr Scott Steedman CBE
Scott joined BSI in January 2012 from BRE Global. An engineer by background, Scott has held senior positions at international enterprises such as Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, High Point Rendel and Foster Wheeler Energy. Scott chaired the European Council for Construction, Research and Innovation for over a decade and is a former Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He continues to act as a non-executive Director at the Port of London Authority and as Editor-in-Chief of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s flagship magazine, Ingenia.
Keith Clarke CBE
Keith Clarke joined the Board as Non-executive Director in December 2010 and was formerly Chief Executive of WS Atkins PLC. A qualified architect, he previously held the roles of Chief Executive of Skanska UK and Chief Executive, Construction at Kvaerner Construction Group and, prior to these, management positions at Trafalgar House and Olympia and York. He has been Chairman of the Construction Industry Council Health and Safety Committee and its Constructing Excellence High Level Steering Group. He is a patron of the Environmental Industries Commission, advisory board member of Imperial College and Non-executive Director of Forum for the Future and Engineering UK.
Dr Tom Gorrie
Tom Gorrie joined the Board as Non-executive Director in September 2009. He is a US citizen and resident and held numerous senior international positions at Johnson & Johnson during his 35 years with the corporation. Most recently he served as Corporate Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy and as a Corporate Officer until his retirement in 2008. He is currently a Board Trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Jersey, a Trustee of Duke University, North Carolina, and Chair of their Health System, and an adjunct professor of the Rutgers University Business School, New Jersey.
Non-executive Director and Senior Independent Director
Anthony Lea joined the Board as Non-executive Director in July 2007 and became Senior Non-executive Director on 21 May 2008. Previously he served as a board member of the Anglo American Group and as Finance Director of Anglo American PLC until his retirement in 2005. He has extensive international operational experience in the UK, South Africa and North America. He is Chairman of Blackrock World Mining Trust PLC and the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. In 2008 he was appointed Non-executive Director of the Office of Fair Trading and is also a Trustee of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.
Dr John Regazzi
John joined the Board as a Non-executive Director in July 2006. He is a US citizen and resident, former Managing Director of Market Development at Elsevier, CEO of Elsevier Inc, and Global Managing Director of Elsevier Electronic Publishing. John was President and CEO of Engineering Information Inc and is Professor and Dean Emeritus of the College of Information and Computer Science of Long Island University. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Elsevier Foundation in the USA, Vice President of the Engineering Information Foundation and Chairman of the National Technology Information Service (U.S. Department of Commerce) Board.
Lucinda was formerly an investment banker for 23 years, including 21 years at S.G. Warburg and its successor firms, ultimately UBS. At UBS she was a Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets and from 2001 until 2007 she was on the board of UBS Investment Bank, with responsibility for its equity capital markets strategy. She has advised on and led a considerable number of IPOs and equity sales for a range of clients around the world, including privatisations such as Deutsche Post, Telia, Statoil and Telstra. She is a Non-Executive Director of UK Financial Investments Limited, set up in November 2008 to manage the UK Government’s investments in financial institutions including Lloyds Banking Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Northern Rock and Bradford and Bingley. Lucinda is also a Non-Executive Director of The Diverse Income Trust plc and a Trustee of Sue Ryder.
Pat was appointed as adviser to the Board in May 2011. Pat has board level experience in international public and private technology companies. She also has experience in start-ups and M&A. Pat Chapman-Pincher is Senior Independent Director of Pace PLC, Chairman of the Cavell Group, and a member of the Bradford School of Management Advisory Board. She also works as a CEO mentor with Merryck Mentoring and works with Friends of the Earth and Groundwork London.
Director of Legal Affairs and Company Secretary
Tony Wales joined BSI as Director of Legal Affairs and Company Secretary in January 2010. A qualified solicitor with significant international experience, he has held various senior legal positions, including Group General Counsel & Company Secretary at The Economist Group and General Counsel at AOL International.