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.
From May Sir Roger Carr will be Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust.