Appointed a Non-Executive Director of Johnson Matthey in January 2011 and as Senior Independent Director in July 2014

Alan Ferguson
Alan Ferguson

Appointed to board: January 2011


Alan was appointed as Senior Independent Director in July 2014.

He was previously Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Lonmin Plc. Prior to this, he was Group Finance Director of The BOC Group. Before joining BOC, he worked for Inchcape plc for 22 years in a variety of roles and was Group Finance Director from 1999 until 2005.

He is a Chartered Accountant and sits on the Business Policy Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Other current appointments

Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Croda International Plc, The Weir Group PLC and Marshall Motor Holdings plc, where he is also Senior Independent Director.

International experience

South Africa, UK

Sector experience

Automotive, Chemicals, Mining


Audit Committee (Chairman), Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee