“I am incredibly proud and excited to be Chairman of Cure Leukaemia. The charity is entering a transformational stage in its history and I hope to utlise my experience through many years working for global businesses to enhance and benefit the charity going forward.
I myself have been touched by this disease having been disgnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2005 so I am acutely aware of the phenomenal strides that are being made in the treatment of blood cancers. I look forward to working closely with the Board of Trustees, CEO James McLaughlin and his team with the aim of establishing Cure Leukaemia as the UK’s leading blood cancer charity within the next five years.”
Cure Leukaemia’s Chairman has worked in a number of countries in key leadership and business transforming roles, including CFO North America for Jaguar Land Rover before leading Jaguar UK as Managing Director through its biggest cultural and business transformation in its history during the period 2006-11.
Geoff is currently Chairman of G&P Group Holdings, a world leading quality management provider, working closely with key automotive and aerospace manufacturers and associated supply chains to improve quality and efficiency levels. He also consults with private equity companies and is Visiting Professor of Global Governance at the University of South Wales.
Geoff has non – profit sector experience as a former member of the NSPCC national Corporate Development Board and Chairman of the NSPCC’s Business Group in Coventry and Warwickshire. In the sporting world he was a member of the Corporate Development Board for the Sport and Recreation Alliance and established the Jaguar Academy of Sport to support the development of the next generation of sports stars.
In a career that started in Finance, Geoff has worked in a number of countries in key leadership and business transforming roles, including CFO North America for JLR and then leading Jaguar UK as Managing Director through its biggest cultural transformation in its history.
Geoff brings intellectual clarity, foresight and commercialism to any business in a logical pragmatic and concise way with an approachable but clear and effective delivery style and an enviable business network and address book.