was appointed to the board in December 2005.
was last reappointed in 2008 and is not retiring or standing for reappointment in 2010.
Michael has extensive international business experience having worked overseas for CarnaudMetalbox, Elf Atochem and Price Waterhouse.
He also held various senior roles with Rolls-Royce Plc from 1997 to 2000 including Finance Director of Aerospace Group and was Finance Director of Novar Plc from 2000 to 2005.
Michael is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Other directorships and offices: non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of The Merchants Trust Plc
, Finance Director of Novar Plc