Biographies of the Board
The Board of Directors are ultimately responsible for the management of the Company’s business strategy, optimising performance, investment objectives, approving significant items of expenditure and consideration of significant financing and legal matters. The Directors are responsible for overseeing and maintaining the relationship between the Company, investors and licensees. The Company is now led by a Board consisting of two Executive Directors and one Non-executive Director.
Nigel RogersExecutive Chairman* - Age 59
Joined Transense Technologies in July 2015
Nigel qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983, spending eight years with PwC before moving into industry. He has over twenty years’ experience as a director of listed businesses, including thirteen years as Group CEO of both AIM listed Stadium Group Plc (2001-2011) and 600 Group Plc (2012-2015). Nigel serves on both the Audit and Remuneration committees. In addition to his responsibilities at Transense, he is also Chairman of AIM listed Surgical Innovations Group Plc and was recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director of AIM listed Solid State plc.
Melvyn SegalFinance Director - Age 65
Re-Joined Transense Technologies in June 2011
Melvyn is a chartered accountant and during his career of 22 years as a senior partner of mid-sized accountancy firm Arram Berlyn Gardner he specialised in business advice, audit and taxation and was involved in the successful sale of the firm’s financial services arm. On leaving the profession Melvyn has been active as company finance director and Non-Executive director of successful SME’s
Rodney WestheadNon-Executive Director** - Age 76
Joined Transense Technologies in April 2007
Rodney qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1967 spending time with PwC and Grant Thornton, the latter including a term as managing partner of the London office. His experience in Industry commenced in 1992 at Ricardo Group plc, a major automotive consulting engineering group with sales of £200 million a year, where he was finance director and subsequently CEO. After leaving Ricardo in 2005 he has had the following appointments, became Chairman of Carter and Carter Group plc, Chairman of Clean Air Power Limited and a non-executive director of AEA Technology plc, Mouchel Plc and ACTA spa. Rodney was a member of council at Brunel University.
* Member of Audit & Risk committee
** Chair of both Audit & Risk committee and Remuneration committee