Chairman, Hammerson & Former Chairman, Sainsbury's & Logica PLC
David Tyler is Chairman of J. Sainsbury plc and of Logica plc. He is also a non-executive director of Experian plc and Burberry Group plc. He has spent his career working in business in financial and general management, working successively at Unilever, NatWest, Christie’s and GUS. Since 2007, he has gone “plural” and has developed a career as a non-executive director and chairman.
He went to school in Singapore, Hong Kong, Dorset and Gloucestershire and then went to Cambridge University where he read Economics. He gained accountancy and treasury qualifications during his business career.