In addition to owning and overseeing two private businesses, Brian’s career to date includes 15 years on the executive boards of FTSE100 companies. Tenures have included Chief Information Officer at Allied Domecq, Head of Business Transformation at Burberry, Chief Commercial Officer at Smiths Group, and President of Smiths Detection.
Brian is Chairman of Alwalton Hall, a beauty and wellness centre set in a Georgian country house west of Peterborough. Brian and his wife, Maggie, jointly own the property and the operating business. In addition to his work for the Chambers and for Alwalton Hall, Brian uses his Atlantic Cedar consulting business as a platform to advise and coach leaders in both private and public sector. His particular passion is helping independent business owners and their teams to achieve their business goals and improve their performance across a broad range of disciplines.
Brian is also Chairman of the Globalution group of companies and an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Music, INSEAD, and Harvard Business School.