Sir Nigel is Chairman of Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, BBA Aviation plc, Meggitt PLC and Business Growth Fund. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Sappi Limited. Previously, Sir Nigel was Chairman of Pilkington plc from August 1994 to June 2006, Alliance Boots plc from December 1999 to June 2007, Chairman of Pendragon plc from October 1989 to October 2010, Chairman of Invensys plc from July 2009 to January 2014, Non-Executive Director and latterly Deputy Chairman of Barclays Bank plc and Barclays PLC from 1996 until April 2009. He is a former Chancellor of Loughborough University. Sir Nigel was appointed to the Board of Directors and as Chairman Designate in November 2014 and became Chairman on 1 March 2015. He is a member of the Remuneration, Audit/Risk and Nomination Committee's of the Group.