Audit (Chairman), Nomination, Remuneration.
Skills and Experience
Julian has considerable financial experience as a result of the senior finance roles he has held in the pharmaceutical, food, property and brewing sectors over the last 30 years.
Julian joined the Board in January 2013. He served as Chief Financial Officer of GlaxoSmithKline PLC between 2005 and 2011, having previously been appointed its Senior Vice President, Operations Controller between 2001 and 2005 and as Financial Controller of Glaxo Wellcome PLC between 1998 and 2000. Prior to this, Julian held senior finance roles at Grand Metropolitan PLC and Imperial Brewing and Leisure. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Julian is a Non-Executive Director at Revolymer PLC (appointed July 2012) and is their Audit Committee Chairman. He is also a Director, and Chairman of the Audit Committee, of the Royal Academy of Arts (appointed October 2012).