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Nick Anderson

Major Career Roles:

  • Group Chief Executive, Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc
  • Non-Executive Director, BAE Systems plc


Other Career Highlights:

  • President, John Crane Inc., Latin America
  • Executive, Alcoa Aluminio SA
  • Executive, Foseco Minsep plc

Nick Anderson has a wealth of international professional experience as a senior leader across  the engineering & machinery, industrials, aerospace & security, and metals sectors, and 40 years of experience in general management, sales,  marketing and logistics positions.


Nick is Group Chief Executive of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc. He has held the position since 2014. Nick is also Independent Non-Executive Director at BAE Systems plc.


Before joining Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc in 2011 as Director EMEA, Nick was Vice President of John Crane Asia Pacific (part of Smiths Group plc), based in Singapore, and President of John Crane Latin America, based in the US. Previously, he held senior positions with Alcoa Aluminio in Argentina and Brazil, starting his career with the Foseco Minsep Group plc in Brazil.


Nick is a Civil Engineer with an Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business  School and an MBA from the CEAG-FGV (Brazil).