Brian McBride

Deputy Chairman, Trainline

Biography

Brian McBride is Deputy Chair at Trainline PLC, NED at WiggleCRC, the Bridgepoint owned global online Cycling retailer, and Kinnevik AB, the long established Swedish public company which invests in digital businesses like Zalando, Tele2 and Babylon.

He is a Senior Adviser to Lazard’s Global Financial Advisory business and Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners.

Brian was Chairman of ASOS from 2012 to 2018, having seen it grow from £450m annual sales to £2250m. He was CEO of Amazon.co.uk from 2006 to 2011 having led it through its high growth period. He began his career with Xerox and subsequently worked in Senior roles at IBM, Dell Computers and as Managing Director of T-Mobile (UK). He has been a Non Executive Director of Celtic Football Club PLC, SThree PLC, Computacenter PLC and AO.com, and has served as a Non Executive Director on the Board of the BBC, as a member of the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board, and the UK Advisory Board of Huawei.