Chair of the Board of Trust Alliance Group (formerly Ombudsman Services), the not for profit, independent ombudsman service that provides dispute resolution for the communications, energy, and parking industries. He is a Consultant on AI Policy and Regulation with global law firm, DLA Piper where former positions held include London Managing Partner (2011-16), Head of UK Government Affairs, Chair of its China and Middle East Desks, International Business Relations Partner and Co-Chair of Global Government Relations.
Member of the Advisory Board of Airmic (Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce) and former Board Member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (“ICAEW”). Fellow of the Society for Computers and Law.
Previously Group Company Secretary and Legal Adviser of Kingfisher Plc from 1986-95, where he coordinated Kingfisher’s contribution to the Shopping Hours Reform Campaign which led to the Sunday Trading Act 1993. Before Kingfisher, held senior legal positions at Grand Metropolitan, now Diageo plc (Legal Director, Grand Metropolitan Retailing 1984-86) and London Weekend Television (Head of Legal Services 1980-83) now part of ITV plc.