John Alexander, Chairman
John was appointed Chairman of PA in April 2018. John is non-executive Chairman of ERM, the world's leading environmental and sustainability consulting firm, having previously served as its CEO for nine years. ERM was acquired in 2015 in a further leveraged buyout by the management team/Partners of ERM together with OMERS and AIMCo, two major Canadian pension funds. John is also Chairman of HKA, one of the world's leading construction industry claims consulting businesses, that was formed following a management buyout, supported by Bridgepoint Capital in 2017. John is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and holds a BSc in Geophysics and an MSc in Hydrogeology. He is also a long-term supporter and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.