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Alex Dorrian CBE FREng FRAeS FIET

Chairman – Independent on appointment

Alex has extensive experience of senior leadership of global businesses and brings to the Group a deep understanding of the aerospace and defence industries gained from his career with BAe Systems and Thales. He continues to use this experience to oversee the development of the Group’s strategy, its risk management and the effectiveness of its operations. He was awarded a CBE in 2002 and was made Officier de la Legion d'Honneur in 2010.

Appointed: 2016

Committee membership

  • Chairman, Nomination
  • Audit
  • Remuneration

Current external appointments

  • None

Key former appointments

  • Chairman of Thales UK
  • Executive Vice President of Thales Group
  • Chairman of Manoir Aerospace
  • Non-executive director of UKTI
  • Founding President of ADS