Toby Hayward, 60, Non-Executive Chairman
Toby Hayward qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Touche Ross & Co in 1984 and subsequently held a number of senior equity capital market positions in London. Mr. Hayward was formerly Managing Director and Head of Corporate Broking at Jefferies International Limited, prior to this he was Head of Oil and Gas Equity Capital Markets at Canaccord Adams. He has also previously held the positions of Chairman and Non-Executive Director at Severfield plc and Non-Executive Director and Interim CEO at Afren plc.
Dr Susan (Sue) Thompson, 56, Non-Executive Director
Dr Sue Thompson completed an undergraduate degree (Kings College London) and research based Master’s degree (University of Oxford) in the Life Sciences, prior to six years in Account Management at two major advertising agencies, contributing to product development, marketing and advertising for large pharmaceutical and consumer companies. She then returned to University to study Medicine and has been qualified as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2003. Sue continues to practice medicine as a Consultant Psychiatrist, but also maintains a keen interest in business, as Director of both a property investment and a medical services company.
Derek Ward, 55, Non-Executive Director
Derek Ward was previously Executive Vice President, UK Markets & Strategic Relationships at Atos – a leading Business Consulting, Systems Integration and Managed Operations organization with worldwide annual revenues of more than EUR 10 billion. Derek reported directly to the Main Operating Board and was responsible for Strategic Relationships across all UK markets, from Financial Services, Health, Enterprise, Transport and Government. Derek provided leadership in the transformation of the UK business towards its goal of delivering a significant proportion of its revenues from transaction based business services. In his role he also Chaired the UK Strategy Board, was the UK Executive sponsor of Sustainability and as the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games, Derek was the UK Executive sponsor for London 2012.