John Rishton joined the Board in September 2016 and brings further significant international experience to Informa. John was appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee in May 2017.
John was Chief Executive of Rolls Royce Group plc between 2011 and 2015, having previously been Chief Executive and President of the Dutch international retailer, Royal Ahold NV and, prior to that, its Chief Financial Officer. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer of British Airways plc.
John is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Unilever Group, and a Director of Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd and Associated British Ports (Jersey) Ltd.