Robert MacLeod

Chief Executive

Robert MacLeod


Appointed to the GMC and the board

June 2009


International experience



Sector experience

Chemicals, oil and gas, professional services

Experience and contribution

Robert was appointed as Chief Executive in June 2014. He joined Johnson Matthey as Group Finance Director in 2009. Previously he was Group Finance Director of WS Atkins plc and a Non-Executive Director at Aggreko plc. He is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in Chemical Engineering.

Robert also has executive level responsibility for environment, health and safety and our sustainable business framework. He has a proven track record of delivering success and driving change for the organisation. He has strong experience across JM, its culture and its markets. As Chief Executive, he has led our Health and New Markets teams.

Other current appointments

Non-Executive Director at RELX PLC.