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  • Sir Peter Gershon CBE, FREng, Chairman

  • Sir Peter Gershon CBE FREng, Chairman

    Appointed: 1 August 2011 as Deputy Chairman and became Chairman with effect from 1 January 2012

    Tenure: 5 years

    Committee membership: N (ch)

    Career and skills: Sir Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and has had a varied career holding a number of senior positions across multiple industries. His previous appointments include Chief Executive of the Office of Government Commerce, Managing Director of Marconi Electronic Systems and a member of the UK Defence Academy Advisory Board. Sir Peter brings to his role of Chairman of the Board extensive general management, government and advisory experience as well as significant board level experience, including a seven-year tenure as Chairman of Tate and Lyle plc from which he retired from on 31 March 2017. Sir Peter currently holds external appointments as a Non-executive Chairman of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance Management Board and a Trustee of The Sutton Trust.

    Skills and experience: Ci, Cu, E, GM, G and I


  • Key

    B: Banking Ci: City* Cu: Customer
    E: Engineering Fi: Finance GM: General Management
    G: Government I: International P: Pensions
    R: Regulation Sa: Safety U: Utilities