Chairman, Weir Group
Charles Berry is Chairman of The Weir Group plc (FTSE 100 international engineering – serving mining, oil & gas and power markets), Drax Group plc (FTSE 250 UK power generation) and Senior plc (FTSE 250 international engineering – serving aerospace and land vehicle markets). He is also Chairman of the Capital Appeal for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow.
Prior to building a non-executive portfolio from 2005, Charles was an Executive Director of Scottish Power Plc, a Director of Norwest Hoist (a subsidiary of Compagnie Générale des Eaux) and held management positions within subsidiaries of Pikington Plc.
He is a former Chairman of Eaga Plc and Thus Group Plc, and a former Non-Executive Director of Impax Environmental Markets PLC and Securities Trust of Scotland Plc.
Charles holds a BSc (First Class Hons) in Engineering from Glasgow University and an MSc in Management from MIT.
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
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Former Ambassador, Political Expert & Historian
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