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Executives

Richard Rae, Non-Executive Director
Richard joined the Mouchel Board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2010. He was a Director and subsequently Managing Director in the Global Equities division of ABN AMRO (later RBS) from 1995 to 2009. Richard is an independent management consultant, providing due diligence and corporate advice to both listed and unlisted companies.
Sir Michael Lyons, Senior Independent Director
Sir Michael joined the Board of Parkman Group in June 2001. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director following the merger of Mouchel plc and Parkman Group plc in September 2003. Sir Michael is the Chairman of English Cities Fund and was until recently the Chairman of the BBC Trust. He is Chairman of Participle Ltd and Tindal Street Press. He is a Non- Executive Director of Wragge & Co LLP and SQW Group Ltd, and was recently appointed a strategic advisor to CB Richard Ellis Ltd. Sir Michael has undertaken a series of independent reviews for the Government (including the Lyons Review 2004 to 2007 into the future role and funding of local government). Sir Michael was formerly Acting Chairman of the Audit Commission, Non- Executive Director of Central Independent Television Ltd, and Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Council.
Seamus Keating, Non-Executive Director
Seamus joined the Mouchel Board as a Non-Executive Director in November 2010 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Seamus was appointed CEO for Benelux and Chief Operations Officer at Logica Group in December 2010. He was a member of the Board from February 2002 when he also became Chief Financial Officer, having been Director of Group Finance since 1999. Seamus came to Logica from Getronics, where he had been Finance Director of its Olivetti Solutions business. Prior to that, he had been Finance Director of Olivetti’s UK operations, having joined its finance function in 1989. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Rod Harris, Group Finance Director
Rod was appointed as Group Finance Director in June 2011. He was previously Finance Director of Carillion Business Services, a £1.3bn business support services division within Carillion plc and had previously held various finance roles at Johnson Controls, including that of European Financial Controller for Facilities Management. He spent his early career in the water industry, having qualified as a chartered accountant with Robson Rhodes. Rod is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
David Shearer, Chairman
David Shearer joined the Mouchel Board on 9 January 2012. David is currently Deputy Chairman of Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust plc, Senior Independent Director of Martin Currie (Holdings) Limited, Renold plc, STV Group plc and Superglass Holdings plc, and a non-executive director of Mithras Investment Trust plc. David is anexperienced non-executive director, board level adviser and turnaround specialist. A former senior partner and Executive Board member of Deloitte LLP and former non-executive director of HBOS plc, he led the successful restructuring of Crest Nicholson plc in 2008/9 as Chairman and at City Inn Limited in 2010/11 as Chief Strategic Adviser. He was also involved as a non-executive director in the turnaround and refinancing of Renold plc, STV Group plc and Superglass Holdings plc.
Grant Rumbles, Chief Executive
Grant joined the Mouchel Board as Chief Executive on 13 October 2011. He was formerly Chief Executive at Exova, an international Testing, Advisory and Assurance services’ business where he worked from 2008 to 2011. Previously, he was with Serco plc for 25 years where he held a range of senior management positions, culminating in his last four years as the group Chief Operating Officer. He was also a Board member of Serco Group plc. Grant has extensive experience and knowledge of partnering and delivering outsourced services within the UK and internationally to both public and private sector clients.

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