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Sir John Peace CBE

Sir John Peace CBE

Experienced Chairman: FTSE 100, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector

  • 29 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge in luxury retail, financial services, technology, government
  • Experience as an Audit Committee member, Compensation Committee member, Governance Committee member, Nomination Committee member, Policy Committee member, Risk Committee member
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Current Positions

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 data-analytics company Octo Telematics and Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University.

Industry Knowledge

Sir John 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. 

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Sidney Taurel

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