John McCall MA (Cantab)
Experience: John McCall was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive on the foundation of the Company in 1984. He was called to the Bar in 1968. His previous employment was with the mining finance house Consolidated Gold Fields plc with whom he gained extensive international experience in the fields of mining and construction materials.
Jon Pither MA (Cantab)
Experience: Jon Pither holds directorships in numerous companies and is a past council member of the CBI and a past President of The Aluminium Federation. He is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on the Alumasc Board.
Paul Hooper BSc, MBA, DipM
Experience: Paul Hooper joined Alumasc as Group Managing Director in April 2001. His earlier career included a first Managing Director role with BTR plc in 1992. He subsequently joined Williams Holdings plc in Special Operations, implementing acquisitions in Europe and North America, prior to joining Rexam PLC as a Divisional Managing Director with responsibility for operations in Europe and South East Asia.
Andrew Magson BSc, FCA
Group Finance Director and Company Secretary
Experience: Andrew Magson spent his earlier career in the business assurance and corporate finance practices of PwC, where he qualified as a chartered accountant. He subsequently held a number of senior finance roles, including group financial controller at BPB plc and divisional financial controller at Saint Gobain.
Philip Gwyn MA (Cantab)
Experience: Philip Gwyn was called to the Bar in 1968 and after a period with merchant bankers, Dawnay, Day & Co, started to invest in businesses in which he was involved in executive and non-executive capacities. These include Christie Group plc (currently Chairman), The Soho Group (Chairman from 1990 to 2001), GrandVision SA., a French retail group, of which he is a founder director, and other UK enterprises.
Richard Saville BSc
Experience: Richard Saville's early career was in the City, where he became a partner of Phillips & Drew in 1980 and a director of Morgan Grenfell Securities in 1987. He joined George Wimpey plc in 1988 becoming Group Finance Director at the beginning of 1994, a position he held until May 2001. After 2001 he served for a time as Director of Finance of Halfords plc and at Craegmoor Limited. He is currently a director of a number of companies.
David Armfield LLB
Experience: David Armfield began his career as a solicitor at Wilde Sapte, moved to Lehman Brothers in its Investment Banking group in 1987 and later became a partner at PwC, where he led their industrial corporate finance team. David became a founding partner of Kinetix Corporate Finance LLP in 2010, which provides corporate finance advice to the clean technology and environmental sustainability sectors.