I was appointed as a Trustee in 2013. I was Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University from 2003 to 2015. I have taught at both the Universities of Cambridge and Florida, with visiting professorships at Michigan State University and the University of Sydney. In 1986, I was appointed to the Chair of Veterinary Surgery at the University of Glasgow. In 1993, I joined Mars Incorporated’s team leading international research and development, and was Global Director of Science and Technology Platforms. I live in Oakham with my wife Susan. Both of my children went to Oakham School.