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Our directors

Marcus Agius – Non-Executive Chairman
Marcus Agius – Non-Executive Chairman
Alan Middleton – Chief Executive Officer
Alan Middleton – Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Burgess - Director
Andrew Burgess - Director
Fraser Robson
Fraser Robson - Director

Marcus Agius, Non-Executive Chairman

Marcus has been Chairman of PA since January 2014. Marcus was chairman of Barclays for six years until October 2012. He was also the chairman of the British Bankers' Association. He was the first non-executive director to be appointed to the BBC's Executive Board, acting as its senior independent director until November 2012. Before then, Marcus was deputy chairman of Lazard Ltd, and chairman of Lazard in London. He also served as a non-executive director of BAA, becoming its chairman in 2002. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and Chairman of Reach South Multi-Academy Trust.

Alan Middleton, Chief Executive Officer

Alan joined PA in 1988 and was elected Chief Executive Officer in 2007. During his career, Alan has led a number of parts of the firm including PA's IT, strategy and financial services businesses.

Alan has extensive consulting experience, particularly in financial and professional services, and has worked with industry-leading clients around the world, ranging from start-ups to multinationals.

Alan studied at Edinburgh and Stanford Universities. He has a degree in electronic and electrical engineering, is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and of the Chartered Management Institute, and a member of the Confederation of British Industry.

Andrew Burgess, Director

Andrew is a Partner at The Carlyle Group and Managing Director advising on Carlyle Europe Partners, originating and leading buyouts for services and consumer businesses. Andrew joined Carlyle in 2005 and is based in London.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Andrew was a director of Bridgepoint, the pan-European private equity fund manager, where he was responsible for deal origination, execution, portfolio management and realisations.

Andrew received a BSc (Hons) in accountancy with law and economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales. He currently serves on the boards of Mydentist, the dental services group, The Innovation Group, the business process outsourcer for the insurance and automotive industries, and Addison Lee, the private hire and transport services provider.

He was formerly on the board of Talaris, the cash services solutions group, the RAC, the motor breakdown services company and Britax, the market- leading child safety seat manufacturer.

Fraser Robson, Director

Fraser is a Director of Carlyle Europe Partners, advising on UK based buyout opportunities primarily in the consumer, retail and services sectors. Since joining Carlyle in 2005, Fraser has been actively involved with Carlyle's investments in Britax, Talaris and RAC, serving as a member of the board of directors on both Talaris and RAC. He was also involved in Carlyle's divestment of Zodiac Pool Solutions and currently serves as a member of the board of directors on Praesidiad. Prior to joining Carlyle, Fraser worked at Lazard in London. He received a BA with honours in economics and politics from the University of Durham.

Nick Chaffey, Director

Nick is Head of Consulting, Services at PA, leading our client services globally. He has a background in business strategy, and transformation design and delivery, in the UK and USA. He joined PA in 1993 and became a key leader in our Project Management Practice before establishing the Defence and Security team, now one of our largest businesses, then leading our Strategy team. Nick holds a BEng Hons in electronic and optoelectronic engineering from University College London and an MBA from Imperial College London.

Matthew Gordon, Director

Matthew joined PA in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the financial leadership and management of the business. He has held senior roles in major blue-chip organisations including Diageo and Orange as well as in private equity including Mapeley Limited, where he was finance director. Matthew qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte.

Andrew Hooke, Director

Andrew is Head of Consulting, Sectors at PA, covering our business across all sectors. Previously in PA he ran our global government, defence and security business. He has designed, led and delivered many of PA's largest assignments, successfully delivering long-lasting outcomes on complex programmes that combine business, IT and people matters and where challenging stakeholder environments are the norm. Before he joined PA in 1996, Andrew held senior positions in Her Majesty's Treasury and Marathon Oil. Andrew holds an MA in economics and an MBA.

Kully Janjuah, Director

Kully joined PA in 1997 and was appointed as PA's Group Company Secretary in 2007. He has been instrumental in managing complex corporate transactions and shareholder reorganisations in that time, and is responsible for advising the board on legal compliance and governance matters. Before joining PA, Kully qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, and he holds an LLB Hons degree in law from King's College London.

Hamish Maule, Director

Hamish is PA's Head of Operations. He is responsible for internal information technology, real estate and facilities, security and risk. Hamish joined PA in 2006 as PA's Global Head of Group Systems. Prior to PA, he held a number of senior roles within IT at Willis, the global risk adviser and insurance brokerage.

Jo Scarlett, Director

Jo joined PA in 2016 as Chief Marketing Officer. Before PA, Jo was chief digital and marketing officer of BT Global Services division, where she led the design of Global Services' digital transformation; was chief sales officer; and chief marketing officer, leading the global marketing team to support BT's business in more than 180 countries around the world. Prior to this, Jo was part of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector team at Ernst & Young and before that at Gemini Consulting.

Nick Chaffey - Director
Nick Chaffey - Director
Matt Gordon - Director
Matt Gordon - Director
Andrew Hooke Director
Andrew Hooke - Director
Kully Janjuah
Kully Janjuah - Director
Hamish Maule
Hamish Maule - Director
Jo Scarlett
Jo Scarlett - Director

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