Sir Peter Bonfield is currently Chairman of NXP Semiconductors NV, a Nasdaq-100 company and world leader in automotive semi-conductors based in Holland. He is Director and Chair of Audit at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd and on the Board of Imagination Technologies in the UK. Sir Peter is also Council Chairman and Senior Pro-Chancellor at Loughborough University and a Board Director at East West Institute, US. Additionally he is Senior Advisor to Longreach LLP in Hong Kong, Alix Partners UK LLP in London and Afiniti Inc. in Washington.
Sir Peter served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee for British Telecom plc from 1996 to 2002. During his tenure British Telecom was the world’s fifth-largest telecommunications company, employing over 130,000 people.
Prior to British Telecom, Sir Peter was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICL plc (now Fujitsu Services Holdings Ltd). He worked in the semiconductor industry during his tenure as a divisional director at Texas Instruments Inc., for whom he held a variety of senior-management positions around the world.
Sir Peter has served on the Boards of 12 large international technology companies, including Sony Corp. and Ericsson. His career has included Chairmanship of software group GlobalLogic Inc., based in Silicon Valley, Vice Presidency of the British Quality Foundation, Senior Independent Directorship of AstraZeneca plc, Non-Executive Director of Dubai International Capital LLC, Actis Capital LLP, member of the Citigroup International Advisory Board, Advisor to Apax Partners LLP, Senior Advisor to Rothschild Ltd and G3 Good Governance Group Ltd and Directorships on the Boards of Mentor Graphics in the US, the UK Department for Constitutional Affairs and the Ministry of Justice. He was a member of the Trilateral Commission and the European Round Table.