Biography

Ian Davis

Ian Davis

Chair

Ian has served as a member of our board since June 2021. He is currently the non-executive chair of Rolls-Royce Holdings, a non-executive Director of Johnson & Johnson and Majid Al Futtaim Holding, and a senior advisor at Apax Partners. He retired from McKinsey & Company in 2010 as a senior partner, having served as chair and worldwide managing director from 2003 until 2009.

In his more than 30 years at McKinsey, he served as a consultant to a range of global organizations across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Before becoming chair and worldwide managing director, he was managing partner of McKinsey's practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland. His experience included oversight for McKinsey clients and services in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

From 2010 to 2020, Ian was a non-executive director of BP, where he was also a senior independent and (lead) director. From 2011 to 2017, he was a non-executive director of the United Kingdom Cabinet Office and of Teach for All, a not-for-profit educational foundation.

Chairman of the Board