Executive Management Board

Richard Tyson, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Tyson

Chief Executive Officer

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the communications, aerospace and defence industries. Richard has previously held senior positions at Cobham plc.

Mark Hoad

Mark Hoad

Chief Financial Officer

Date joined: 2015

Relevant skills and experience: Mark is a Chartered Accountant. He has previously held finance roles in BBA Aviation plc and RMC Group plc in Europe and Australia.

Tim Roberts

Tim Roberts

EVP Sensors and Specialist Components

Date joined: 2008

Relevant skills and experience: Tim has led a number of TT divisions over almost nine years with the Company. Prior to joining TT, Tim was Strategy Director for Spirent Communications plc.

Tom Garvey

Tom Garvey

EVP Power Electronics

Date joined: 2016

Relevant skills and experience: Tom has more than 20 years’ experience in the aerospace and defence industry. Having joined from Cobham plc, Tom has experience setting and executing growth plans and developing customer-focused product and technology roadmaps.

Michael Leahan

Michael Leahan

EVP Global Manufacturing Solutions

Date joined: 2017

Relevant skills and experience: Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the aerospace and defence industry. Michael previously held senior positions at Marotta Controls, Lucas Aerospace and Fairchild Controls.

Lynton Boardman

Lynton Boardman

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Date joined: 2012

Relevant skills and experience: Lynton qualified as a lawyer with Simmons & Simmons. Lynton was formerly head of legal at Syngenta Crop Protection (EMEA) and General Counsel and Company Secretary at QinetiQ Group plc.

Neil Fleming

Neil Fleming

EVP Corporate Development

Date joined: 2018

Relevant skills and experience: Neil has experience in the energy, utilities and transportation sectors, with previous senior roles at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Neil was a Non-Executive Director at Scotia Gas Networks and Birmingham Airport.

John Leighton-Jones

John Leighton-Jones

EVP Human Resources

Date joined: 2010

Relevant skills and experience: John has over 15 years’ senior HR experience. John was previously HR Director of QinetiQ Group plc.

Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson

EVP Operations and Supply Chain

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Michael has previously held positions in United Technologies and TE Connectivity. Michael’s specialist skills lie in health and safety, environmental practices, lean operating systems, procurement and logistics.