Will is a serial entrepreneur and investor. His Chairmanships have included Jack Wills, Le Pain Quotidien, Heals and Explore Learning. He was previously CEO of Whittard of Chelsea and Tie Rack.
Michael is currently Chairman of Associated British Foods plc, Chairman of the Grosvenor Group and a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate. Michael retired as chief executive of M&G in 2016 having joined the company in 1992 and been appointed chief executive in 1997. In 1999 he oversaw the sale of M&G to Prudential plc where he served as an executive director from 2000 until 2016. He has in-depth knowledge of the financial sector and proven experience of growing businesses.
Chris has over 30 years of Senior Management, Investment Banking and Professional Services experience. His current roles include Chairman of parking enforcement specialists ParkingEye Group backed by Macquarie and MML Capital, Chairman of education provider Oxford International Group backed by Bowmark Capital, and Chairman of specialist care provider Oracle Care backed by Bestport. His career began with Deloitte, before joining PwC’s IB division where he was fast tracked into the Partnership in 1997. He later founded Equita Corporate Finance in 2003 to serve the healthcare and education sectors, and completed over £2.5bn of transactions. Other past roles include Chairman of Regard/ACH Group, NED for Grosvenor Health, and NED for Avanta Enterprises.