Donald Brydon CBE
Appointed to the Board
27 January 2009 as a Director and 26 March 2009 as Chairman.
Skills and experience
Donald had a career in finance, during which he ran two of the major global asset management companies owned respectively by Barclays and AXA. He has since chaired several FTSE 100 companies, in addition to has experience of a wide range of domestic and international industries.
External appointments (current and former)
Currently Chairman of Smiths Group (due to retire in 2013) and Sage Group plc. He is Chair of the Medical Research Council and Patron of the British Postal Museum and Archives and was previously Chairman of the London Metal Exchange, Amersham plc, Taylor Nelson, Sofres plc and the IFS School of Finance and a past Director of Allied Domecq plc and Scottish Power plc. He is a past Chairman of EveryChild.
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