Commenced role – May 2016 (Appointed to board in February 2016)
Philip Yea became chairman in May 2016 after being appointed to the board as an independent non-executive director in February 2016. He is senior independent director at both Vodafone Group plc and Computacenter plc. He is also a non-executive director of Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, and an independent director and trustee of the Francis Crick Institute. His prior executive career included roles as finance director of Diageo plc and chief executive of 3i Group plc.