Appointed: January 2021 (Independent Non-Executive Director), March 2021 (Senior Independent Director), May 2022 (Chairman)
Key skills and experience: David is a highly experienced non-executive director, senior independent director and chair of UK listed companies. He was formerly Chair of PageGroup plc Huntsworth plc, Senior Independent Director at Berendsen, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at William Hill, Chair of the Audit Committee at Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc and Chief Executive of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc.
Other current appointments: Chairman of Diploma plc and Senior Independent Director of Morgan Sindall plc.
Committee memberships: ESG (Chair), Nomination (Chair)
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed: May 2021
Key skills and experience: Before joining Capita, Tim was at G4S for five years as its CFO and for three years before that as a Non-Executive Director. He has many years’ experience as a CFO with Innogy, RWE Thames Water, United Utilities, Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc and Petrofac. Tim also served as a Non-Executive Director of The Carbon Trust, stepping down from the board in September 2023 having served 16 years. He spent his early career at KPMG, where he trained to become a Chartered Accountant, becoming a partner in 1997.
Board responsibilities: Overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of the business’s strategy.
Other current appointments: Tim is an Independent Council Member of the University of Exeter, having been appointed on 1 August 2023.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed: June 2022
Key skills and experience: Brian was formerly Chief Financial Officer for Qontigo, a financial intelligence and investment management business. Prior to this he was the Group Chief Financial Officer for Micro Focus International plc, a FTSE100 global infrastructure software company. Prior to this, he was CFO at Paysafe Group plc and led the business to a FTSE 250 listing on the LSE Main Market in December 2016. Before Paysafe, Brian was Group FD at Telecity Group plc. Brian was chosen as Business Week’s Finance Director of the Year in 2017 and 2013 and ICAEW’s FTSE 250 Finance Director of the Year in 2021. Also a restructuring specialist, Brian was the interim CFO on the successful turnaround of MCI Worldcom EMEA. Prior to joining Capita, Brain was a Non-Executive Director at Robert Walters plc. Brian holds a law degree and qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.
Other current appointments: Brian is the Group CFO at IQ-EQ, a Global Investor Services company operating in 25 locations worldwide.
Committee membership: Audit & Risk (Chair), Nomination, Remuneration
Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed: March 2021
Key skills and experience: Neelam has c.40 years’ leadership experience in the IT industry, where she held senior positions in Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft , Compaq and IBM with responsibility for a wide range of areas including strategy, corporate development, software engineering and offshoring. She now advises multinationals on business and technology transformation and, until recently, was an advisor to IBM, helping them navigate through a business and talent transformation in India. Neelam recently stepped down from the Board of Skylo Technologies Inc. and as a member of Koninklijke Philips NV Supervisory Board, having served for the maximum term of 10 years.
Other current appointments: Non-Executive Board Member of ICICI Bank Limited and Yatra Online Inc. She mentors and advises young startup companies and is on the board of Capillary Technologies.
Committee memberships: Audit & Risk, Nomination, Remuneration