The Board is responsible for the proper management of Group Strategy and direction. It oversees the activities and direction of 永利体育app下载 Group Limited. The Board currently has seven members and includes a combination of Executive and Non-Executive Directors.




Jo was appointed 首席执行官 of the 永利体育 Group in 2019 and is responsible for the overall strategic direction and growth of the Group. 在成为首席执行官之前, he was the Group CFO since 2012 and a Board member of the Group since the buyout from Stork in 2010. 在永利体育之前, he built a career in private equity and led the investment in a number of global testing businesses in both Europe and the US, 包括2010年收购永利体育.

Jo has been instrumental in growing 永利体育 from 20 locations in five geographies at the time of the buyout in 2010 into a global business with almost 200 locations in 30 countries and more than 6,000年的同事, through a combination of strong organic growth and the integration of 31 acquisitions.  永利体育工作了十年, 他领导了3i和Bridgepoint的收购, the take private of Exova as well as the significant minority investment in 永利体育 by 淡马锡.



Chris is a Partner of Bridgepoint with responsibility for Investment activities across Northern Europe having previously run the UK. 克里斯是律所集团董事会成员, Operating Committee and is a member of its Investment 咨询 Committee.

Chris于1997年加入Bridgepoint. He spent his first five years with Bridgepoint helping establish the Nordic office and is now based in London.  In addition to his role on the board of 永利体育app下载, he also sits on the board of Vermaat in the Netherlands and Pharmazell.  He has worked on a number of transactions including LGC, ERM and Pret A Manger.

Chris holds a BSc from Exeter University and is ACA qualified from his time spent working at PwC prior to joining Bridgepoint.



Ruth was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), joining 永利体育’s Executive Team and the Board on 1 June 2020 and reporting to 乔Wetz, 首席执行官. 她负责所有的财务, 采购, 法律, 税务和业务内部的IT活动, 并带来重大的财务控制, M&A, change management, strategy and business planning expertise to the Group.

Ruth spent two and a half years as CFO at William Hill Plc, 领先的金融, 保证, 法律及采购职能, as well as playing a critical role in driving company strategy and business transformation. She was also instrumental in the IPO of payments processing business Worldpay in 2015 – the largest ever private equity backed IPO in the UK at the time.

Ruth is a qualified accountant with a degree in Biochemistry and spent nearly a decade in private equity, working across a variety of sectors including waste, 可再生能源, 音乐, 出版和零售.



拉乌尔休斯 is Group Vice Chairman of Bridgepoint, based in London. 他是Bridgepoint Development Capital的董事长, President of Bridgepoint USA and responsible for Bridgepoint’s business development. Additionally, he chairs the BDC Investment 咨询 Committee.

Raoul joined Bridgepoint in 1988 and has worked extensively on investments across Europe. He has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath where he also supports a number of PhD programs.

Ranjit Dandekar

Ranjit Dandekar

Ranjit is a Managing Director at 淡马锡 with responsibility for investments in the 工业, Business Services and 能源 sector and the EMEA region.

兰吉特于2004年加入淡马锡. He spent 12 years in Singapore focusing on 淡马锡’s investments in Natural Resources and has been based in London since 2016. 他也是Magris Resources Inc .的董事会成员.这是一家加拿大矿业公司.

Ranjit holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc from the University of Southampton. 在加入淡马锡之前, 他的职业生涯始于ABB股权投资公司, a Switzerland based global infrastructure investor.



Allan is a Non-Executive member of the 永利体育app下载 Group Board. He has had an extensive and varied business career holding a series of high profile roles for major corporations in the food, 零售, FMCG and communications sectors including that of Chief Executive of Asda and Pandora; Non-Executive Chair of the Co-operative Group; and 非执行主席 of the Royal Mail, 娱乐的一个公司, 和创建有限公司.

Allan holds an honorary degree from Cranfield University, an honorary fellowship from the University of Central Lancashire, 约克街名誉文学博士. 约翰大学.



Charles is a non-executive director and Board member at 永利体育.  Between 2003 and 2019 Charles was President and 首席执行官 of the Group. 

在领导其前身之后, 斯托克材料技术公司八年, Charles successfully led the original management buy-out of 永利体育 from Stork BV in 2010. 在接下来的九年里, an ambitious growth program saw 永利体育 become the fastest growing independent materials and product qualification testing company in the world, 采用7,000人在近200个实验室聘请了专家. 在他的领导下, the Group’s revenues grew from $60m to $850m as 永利体育 dramatically expanded its testing operations to cover five end markets across 32 countries.

In 2015, Charles led the transfer of the company’s ownership from its original private equity sponsor, 3i, 该公司目前的资助者Bridgepoint. 两年后, 他推动了Exova plc的收购, a larger competitor and then oversaw a comprehensive integration program that culminated in 永利体育 becoming a truly global testing, inspection and certification partner serving over 50,000年全球客户. 一个新的小股东, 淡马锡, 为增长提供进一步的资金保障, Charles stepped down from his role as 首席执行官 in December 2019.