Doug was most recently Chief Financial Officer at Meggitt plc, a specialist engineering group serving the aerospace, defence and energy markets, a position he held from 2013 to 2018. Prior to this he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at London Stock Exchange Group plc from 2008 to 2012 and QinetiQ Group plc, a leading science and engineering company, from 2005 to 2008. Before that he held senior finance roles at Logica plc, the IT service provider, including Finance Director Continental Europe and Chief Financial Officer North America. Doug began his career at Price Waterhouse within its audit and businesses advisory team. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Doug brings a strong background in corporate financial management and recent and relevant financial experience to the board, along with a deep understanding of technology and engineering sectors. He chaired the Audit Committee at SEGRO plc for nine years until April 2019.
Other current appointments
Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of The Manufacturing Centre and BMT Group Ltd.