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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Peter Jackson, CEO of Hill Dickinson LLP

Peter was elected as Hill Dickinson’s first CEO in 2016 having been Managing Partner since 2006. Hill Dickinson is an international commercial law firm with more than 840 people, including 175 partners and legal directors. The firm acts as trusted adviser to businesses, organisations and individuals across the world and from a wide range of market sectors.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Howard Kerr, CEO of BSI Group

Howard was appointed Chief Executive of BSI Group in January 2009.  He has played a leading role in developing a new generation of standards to help organizations become better governed and more responsible.  In 2017, for the 18th consecutive year, BSI achieved record revenue of £473m and an operating surplus of £59.5m.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Andrew Selley, CEO, Bidfood UK

Andrew Selley is the CEO of Bidfood UK who are a leading foodservice wholesale distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 customers across the UK. Andrew is also a Commissioner on the RSA’s Food, Farming & Countryside Commission. In this interview with the Trusted Executive Foundation, Andrew highlights the critical importance of trust in supporting the transformation at Bidfood UK.

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Peter Gibbs, former Director of Brakes Group

Peter Gibbs was formerly the Director of Brakes Group, a leading supplier to the foodservice sector in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden serving tens of thousands of customers across Europe every day.  In this interview, Peter shares with us his views on trust and its power in creating a clear cohesive and proactive foundation within organisations to support change and performance improvement.  

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Trusted Executive Foundation Interview with Martin Grant, Executive Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin

In 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, creating a global fully integrated professional services and project management company with over 50,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately £7 billion. After several years as the CEO of Atkins’ Energy business, Martin is now EVP of Engineering &

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