Sir John Rose joined the Board of Directors in January 2012. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Rothschild Group. Sir John is an Adviser to the Greenbriar Equity Group and the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, and a trustee of the Eden Project and the Baker Dearing Trust.
Sir John was with the First National Bank of Chicago and Security Pacific before joining Rolls Royce in 1984 where he was Director of Corporate Development (1989-1994), President and Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce Inc (1993-1994), Managing Director of the Aerospace Group (1995) and Chief Executive (1996-2011).
Sir John was conferred knighthood in 2003. In 2008, he was made a Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur, and awarded the Singapore Public Service Star. Sir John is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was Chairman of the Council of The Prince’s Trust and the Holdingham Group, and President of the European Association of Aerospace Industries and the Society of British Aerospace Companies.