Sir Roger Carr
Sir Roger Carr is Chairman of BAE Systems, Deputy Chairman & Senior Independent Director of the Court of the Bank of England and was Chairman of Centrica plc from 2004 - 2013. Until June 2013 was President of the Confederation of British Industry. He is also a member of the PM’s Business Advisory Group and a senior advisor to KKR – the world’s largest private equity company. In addition, he is a Visiting Fellow of Said Business School, University of Oxford and a Commissioner on the Commission for Ownership.
He has previously held a number of senior appointments including Chairman of Cadbury plc, Chairman of Chubb plc, Chairman of Mitchells & Butlers plc, Chairman of Thames Water plc and Chief Executive of Williams plc.
Throughout his career he has served on a number of external committees including the Manufacturing Council of the CBI, The Higgs Committee on Corporate Governance and Business for New Europe. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufacturers & Commerce and is a Companion of the Institute of Management.
He was knighted for services to Business in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list 2011.