Paul Heiden was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in September 2012. He has extensive experience at the most senior levels of industry in a career which has spanned a range of leading engineering, manufacturing and technology companies. These include Rolls-Royce plc, where he was Group Finance Director and, more recently, FKI plc, where he was Chief Executive Officer. He has extensive experience in corporate governance activities including communication with investors in the UK, USA and EU.
Mr Heiden is currently a Non-Executive Director of the London Stock Exchange Group plc and Meggitt plc. Until recently, he was also Chairman of Talaris Topco plc, a company owned by the Carlyle Group, and United Utilities plc.