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Mike Clasper CBE

Chairman

Mike Casper
Non-Executive Chairman Appointed 2013
Committee membership Nomination

Key skills and experience

Mike has over 35 years’ experience in general management and marketing for global companies, with a particular focus on brands and business services.

Other current appointments

He is currently the Senior Independent Director at Serco Group plc, a leading provider of public services and Chairman of Bioss, an organisation and people development consultancy. He is also a trustee of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) a governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and an Advisory Board member for Arora International.

Previous relevant experience

Mike was until recently Chairman of Which? Ltd. and has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of BAA plc, Chairman of HM Revenue & Customs, Operational Managing Director at Terra Firma, and held a number of senior management positions at Procter & Gamble. He has also been the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of ITV plc, Chairman of the West London Consortium, and Chairman of the Market Place Impact Taskforce of Business in the Community.

Qualifications

Mike holds an MA in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

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