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John Cridland CBE

Chair of Home Group's Board, appointed July 2018

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Appointed July 2018

Calling on a wide range of experience, among various roles, John is Pro Chancellor of Brunel University, President of the Northern Transport Acceleration Council, a Board member of OFSTED and Chairman of the World Skills UK Skills Task Force.

John was also formerly the Director-General of the CBI and is a Founding Commissioner of the Low Pay Commission, which established the National Minimum Wage. He was also on the ACAS Council, Vice Chairman of the Learning and Skills Council, and a UK Commissioner for Employment and Skills and was awarded a CBE in 2006 for his services to business.

He was Independent Reviewer of the State Pension Age in 2016-17, setting the age at 68 from 2039, a member of the 2018 review of the Financial Reporting Council and of the 2019 review of HS2. From 2015-2021 he was Chairman of Transport for the North and a Visiting Professor at University College London.

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