Michael Higgins has been appointed Chairman of the Quoted Companies Alliance at our AGM with effect from 1st October 2013. He takes over from Fiona Kelsey, Partner at PwC, who held this post for a three-year term.
Michael has been a director of the Quoted Companies Alliance for five years and Deputy Chairman since 2011. He is currently Chairman of Ebiquity plc, an AIM quoted media and marketing data analytics business, and an adviser to and an investor in a number of early stage businesses in the intelligence, publishing and medical services sectors.
The membership also elected three new directors to our board – Claire Noyce, CEO of Hybridan LLP, Simon O’Brien, Partner at PwC, and Tom Shaw, Partner at Speechly Bircham LLP.
The members have also re-elected the following board directors: Anthony Carey, Partner at Mazars LLP, Donald Stewart, General Counsel of Progility plc, and Theresa Wallis, Deputy Chairman of the Quoted Companies Alliance and Non-Executive Chairman of LiDCO Group plc. Rob Collins, Head of Oil & Gas Investment Banking at GMP Securities Europe LLP, Paul Lee, Director at Hermes Equity Ownership Services, Andy Brough, Director at Schroder Investment Management, and Fiona Kelsey stepped down from the board.
You can read more about our board changes in our press release.