John Allan, CBE
As well as being President of the CBI, John is the Chairman of Tesco plc, Barratt Developments plc, Chair of Council at Imperial College and Co-Founder of J&A Mentoring Partners Ltd. Previously, amongst other senior roles, he was Chairman of London First, Worldpay, Care UK Health & Social Care, Dixons Retail and later Co-Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Dixons Carphone. John was Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Post DHL; and Chief Executive of Exel, the global supply chain company. He has been a non-executive director at Royal Mail, PHS Group, the Home Office Supervisory Board, National Grid, Wolseley, Hamleys, 3i and Connell.
John Allan joins the group from September 2020.