Appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director in October 2008. He previously worked for Dixons Retail plc from 2002 to 2008 where he was Group Finance Director. From 2000 to 2002 he was Chief Financial Officer of Hemscott and between 1995 and 2000 he was European Finance Director at Quaker Oats Limited. He is also a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Land Securities Group plc. Age 46.