Jamie Pike. Jamie Pike was Chief Executive of Foseco plc, an international business serving the foundry and steel making industries, until its acquisition by Cookson Group plc in April 2008. He led the buy-out of Foseco from Burmah Castrol in 2001, which culminated in flotation on the main market in 2005. Mr Pike was educated at Oxford, holds an MBA from INSEAD and is a Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
His early career was as a consultant with Bain and Co and A T Kearney before joining Burmah Castrol in 1991. He rose to Chief Executive of Burmah Castrol Chemicals before leading the Foseco buy-out. He has previously been a Non-Executive Director of two FTSE 250 companies, RMC Group plc and Kelda Group plc. He was also the Non Executive Chairman of the Defence Support Group. Mr Pike is currently Chairman of RPC Group PLC, Lupus Capital, MBA Polymers Inc. and the literacy charity VRH. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of CPES.
David Griffiths. David Griffiths was a partner in Clifford Chance LLP from 1990 to 2010 where he specialised in corporate and technology transactions and was leader of Clifford Chance’s international outsourcing group. He was educated at Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor in 1983. He is a consultant to Clifford Chance and chairman of Daylight Business Solutions Limited and The National Byway Trust.
Jane Taylor. Jane is a former Independent Television News journalist, Parliamentary Lobby Correspondent, TV documentary maker and radio broadcaster. After 25 years working in television she joined Positive News as co-Director and Editor. Jane is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and a member of The Club of Budapest.
Antonia Fraser. Antonia first became interested in environmental causes of disease while raising her three young children in London, and it came as a shock to her to learn that chemicals in consumer products were not properly evaluated by regulatory authorities for their safety prior to being put on the market. Her role as a Trustee of CPES is as a layperson and concerned mother. She is also the Secretary of the Charity.