Richard joined the Board on 1 November 2011. He has previously held senior executive roles with the Ford Motor Company including Director, European Operations at Jaguar Cars Limited, Director of Sales, Ford Motor Company Limited and President/Managing Director of Ford Belgium NV. He is currently Chairman of API Group plc and is on the Advisory Board of Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. He is the former Chair of the Board of National Savings and Investments. Simon joined the Board on 16 July 1992 and was appointed Chief Executive on 1 May 1998.

He graduated from Cambridge in 1983 having read engineering, and subsequently worked for Andersen Consulting. He joined the company in 1990. Sarah joined the Board on 28 April 2003 as Human Resources Director. She joined the Company on 27 April 1998 as Group Personnel Manager and was appointed Company Secretary in 1999. Nigel, a Chartered Accountant, joined the Board as a non-executive director on 26 September 2013.