Sir John Peace is Chairman of the Midlands Engine Partnership and Midlands Connect. These are Government backed initiatives aimed at driving economic growth throughout the Midlands region in England. He is also Chairman of Octo Telematics – a data analytics company and Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University.
Sir John Peace has a career covering technology, financial services and retail sectors. Formerly Chairman, Chief Executive and a Founder of Experian plc, Chief Executive of GUS plc, Chairman of Standard Chartered plc and Chairman of Burberry plc - all FTSE 100 companies operating globally. He was also Chairman of the Work Foundation, a visionary think-tank.