Appointed to the Board in 2004. He is the founder member of Simon Robertson Associates LLP and a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc, Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd, and The Economist Newspaper Limited. He is Chairman of the Royal Academy Trust, a director of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Limited and a Trustee of The Eden Project and the Royal Opera House Endowment Fund. He is the former President of Goldman Sachs Europe Limited. Age 65.
Appointed to the Board in 1992 having joined Rolls-Royce in 1984. He is a Trustee of The Eden Project. Age 54.
Appointed to the Board in 1997. He is Chairman of Domino Printing Sciences plc and Molins PLC, and a non-executive director of both Wilson Bowden plc and AMEC plc. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was a director of N M Rothschild & Sons Limited from 1977 to 1996. Age 62.
Appointed to the Board in 2001 having joined Rolls-Royce in 1967. He has held a number of senior positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Industries Canada Inc. in 1991, Director, Civil Engine Business in 1993 and President – Civil Aerospace in 1998. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is a member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers and of the Order of Engineers of Quebec. Age 59.
Appointed to the Board in 2005. He is an executive director of BP p.l.c. having held a range of executive positions within the BP Group worldwide. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Imperial College London Tanaka Business School. Age 44.
Appointed to the Board in 1998 having joined Rolls-Royce in 1997. He is a director of the Private Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, Illinois and of priceline.com Inc. Until 1995 he was Executive Vice President, Marketing and Planning of United Airlines. Age 61.
Appointed to the Board in 2003 having joined Rolls-Royce in 2002. He is a non-executive director of Cairn Energy PLC and he was Finance Director of Enterprise Oil plc from 1993 until 2002. Age 51.
Appointed to the Board in 2005 having joined Rolls-Royce in 1974. He has held a variety of key positions within Engineering, including Director – Research and Technology and Director of Engineering and Technology – Civil Aerospace. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Age 51.
Appointed to the Board in 2003. He is a non-executive director of Reuters Group plc, Johnson Matthey plc, Xstrata plc and Transocean Inc. He is the former Chief Executive of BTR plc, former Deputy Chief Executive (1991 to 1995) and Chief Financial Officer (1987 to 1991) of Rio Tinto plc, former non-executive Chairman of Instinet Group Inc and former non-executive director of Commercial Union. Age 63.
Appointed to the Board in 1999. He is Chairman of HMV Group plc, the BT Group Equality of Access Board and Clearswift Systems Ltd. He is also a non-executive director of BT Group plc, Senior Independent Director of Rexam plc and an Advisory Board member of Cross Atlantic Capital Partners. He was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IBM UK and held numerous executive positions with IBM Corp. in Canada, USA, Latin America, Asia and Europe during a 32 year international career. Age 60.
Appointed to the Board in 2004. He is currently Chairman of Roke Manor Research Ltd, and a member of Council of the Royal Academy of Engineering, an honorary fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and a visiting professor at Oxford University. He is the former Director General of Research Councils and the former director of Hewlett Packard Laboratories Bristol. He was chair of the South West RDA's Shadow Science and Industry Council and director of the UK Foresight project on Cognitive Systems. He previously served as President of the Institution of Electrical Engineers and as Chairman of the UK Technology Foresight Panel in IT Electronics and Communications. Age 63.
He joined Rolls-Royce in 1993. Age 55.
The Group Executive is responsible for the management of the Group within the strategy determined by the Board. It is chaired by Sir John Rose, Chief Executive, and its other members are:
*John Paterson succeeded Dr Saul Lanyado as President – Marine on February 1, 2007
In 2006 Rolls-Royce formed a new International Advisory Board (IAB) to advise the Group on emerging political, business and economic trends. Membership of the IAB is as follows: