Key skills and competencies

Rupert has extensive global leadership experience, a proven track record of delivering shareholder value and a deep understanding of UK corporate governance.

Current external appointments

Chair of the Confederation of British Industry.

Previous experience

Rupert stepped down in December 2022 after nine years as Group Chief Executive from Serco Group plc, the specialist services business in Health, Defence, Transport and Immigration. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Aggreko plc for 11 years and prior to that that Chief Executive of Misys plc’s Banking and Securities Division.

Rupert was Senior Independent Director and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees for both DS Smith and Electrocomponents plc (now RS Group).