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.
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.