Sir John Peace

CHAIR OF THE JUDGING PANEL

Sir John Peace became Chairman of the Burberry plc Board in June 2002.  Previously he was Chairman of Standard Chartered plc from 2009 to 2016, Chairman of Experian plc from 2006 to 2014 and Group Chief Executive of GUS plc from 2000 to 2006.  Sir John is Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and was knighted in 2011 for services to business and the voluntary sector.  Sir John is also committed to supporting the Midlands region and is currently Chairman of the Midlands Engine Partnership and Midlands Connect.  Sir John became the Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University in December 2017.