"Nick was appointed as non-executive director of Interserve on 1 August 2014. He brings a wealth of experience from a number of senior roles. In October 2014 Nick was appointed as a non-executive director of Elementis and became Senior Independent Director in December 2014. He has also been appointed as a non-executive director of Acal with effect from 1 March 2015 and as non-executive Chairman of South East Water from 1 April 2015. Nick served as the Senior Independent Director of United Utilities Group from 2007 to 2014. He was Chief Executive of Cookson Group from 2004 until the end of 2012 and prior to that an Executive Vice President of Alstom SA and Chief Executive of Babcock International Group." 
"Career experience: Formerly Executive Vice-President of Alstom S.A. and of ABB Alstom Power and chief executive of Babcock International Group plc. Previous senior management positions held at GEC and GEC Alsthom in the UK and France and the China Light and Power Company, Hong Kong. "
- Director, United Utilities