Currently, Chairman, BAE Systems and Senior Adviser to KKR, the world's largest private equity company. Former: Vice Chair of the BBC Trust, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director, Court of the Bank of England; President, Confederation of British Industry; CEO, Williams. Former Chairman: Centrica; Cadbury; Chubb; Mitchells & Butlers; Thames Water. Visiting Fellow, Saïd Business School, Univ. of Oxford. Has served on external committees incl.: Manufacturing Council, CBI; The Higgs Committee on Corporate Governance and Business for New Europe. Fellow, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Companion, Institute of Management. Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.