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Bickham holds a number of senior advisory roles in the mining and oil and gas
sectors including being a Senior Adviser to Critical Resource Ltd and a
Strategic Adviser to the International Council on Mining and Metals. From
2010-14 he was Senior Adviser to the World Gold Council in which role he
advised on the development of the Conflict-Free Gold Standard. He served at
Board level in the development of the Extractive Industries Transparency
Initiative from 2005 until 2013. He is currently a member of the Steering
Board for the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines on
was Executive Vice President, External Affairs for global mining group, Anglo
American plc, between 2000 and 2009 responsible for government relations and
public policy, corporate communications, political risk, social and community
development and the company’s business principles. Prior to that he was
Managing Director, Public and Corporate Affairs (and later Deputy Chairman),
Hill and Knowlton UK from 1993 until 2000. From 1991 to 1993 he was Special
Adviser to the Foreign Secretary during the first Gulf War, the collapse of the
Soviet Union and the negotiation of the Maastricht Treaty. From 1988 he
was Executive Director, Corporate Communications for British Satellite
Broadcasting. Between 1983 to 1988 he was Special Adviser to the Home
Secretary, and to successive Secretaries of State for Northern
graduated in Law from St John’s College, Oxford in 1977. He is a Visiting
Fellow at Cranfield School of Management and a Trustee of Care International
Ian became a Trustee in 2011
Ken Rushton joined Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in 1968 after graduating in law from Trinity College, Dublin. After a career in the company secretarial function of many of ICI’s Divisions in the UK, he was appointed Company Secretary in 1996. He took early retirement at the end of 1999 to take up the position of Director of the Institute of Business Ethics. In 2001, he was appointed to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) as Director of Listing and Head of the UK Listing Authority. From 2004 he was responsible for directing the review of the UK Listing regime.
Ken retired from the FSA at the end of 2004 and was an advisor on corporate governance to the Financial Reporting Council in 2005-06 and to Nestor Advisors, a corporate governance consultancy, from 2005 to 2010 where he led engagements with emerging market companies, financial institutions, central banks and capital markets regulators, particularly in the MENA region. He is currently Senior Consultant for Board Insight, a corporate governance consultancy, where he focuses on board evaluations.
As a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Global Corporate Governance Forum, Ken has led workshops, spoken at conferences and advised regulators on company law, securities laws and corporate governance codes and their enforcement in many parts of the world including MENA region, Asia, Central Europe and West Africa.
Ken was formerly a member of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Company Law Review Consultative Committee. He was also a member of the CBI Companies Committee and the equivalent committee in UNICE (now Business Europe). He represented the European Round Table on the OECD Task Force on Corporate Governance.
Ken is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is also a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is the editor of "The Business Case for Corporate Governance” (Cambridge University Press).
Assistant Commissioner Ian Dyson has spent most of his life in London. He joined the Metropolitan Police in 1983, working within many different areas including crime and drug squads, vice and strategic planning.
For eleven years, Ian was a public order cadre trained senior officer, and has extensive experience of commanding the policing of large public events. Ian joined Surrey Police as Assistant Chief Constable in June 2008 overseeing some of the highest confidence levels in the country and improving Neighbourhood Policing.
Ian joined the City of London Police as Commander in September 2010 and two years later was promoted to Assistant Commissioner. He led the force's change programme City First and is currently leading the cultural change and development programme, City Futures. His portfolio of responsibilities includes leading on Professional Standards and Equality, Diversity and Human Rights (EDHR) issues.
From June 2008 to May 2013, Ian was the ACPO lead for Contact Management and led the national roll out for the 101 non-emergency number. He is now the National Policing Lead (formerly ACPO lead) for Information Assurance.
Ian lives in Wandsworth, has 3 children and likes old cars.
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